reoxygenate

verb re·ox·y·gen·ate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt , äk-ˈsi-jə- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reoxygenate

reoxygenated; reoxygenating
: to oxygenate (something) again
  • Veins are supposed to deliver deoxygenated blood back to the heart and lungs, where it gets reoxygenated.
  • —Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz
  • A wide-body jet has three air-conditioning packs that circulate, filter and reoxygenate cabin air.
  • People Weekly

reoxygenation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌäk-si-jə-ˈnā-shən, -äk-ˌsi-jə-\ noun
    • During reoxygenation of the brain following ischemic anoxia, arachidonic acid is oxidized …
    • —Blaine C. White et al.

First Known Use of reoxygenate

1799

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