unoxygenated

adjective
un·​ox·​y·​gen·​at·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce unoxygenated (audio) , -äk-ˈsi-jə- \

Definition of unoxygenated

: not combined or supplied with oxygen : not oxygenated unoxygenated blood

Examples of unoxygenated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a normal heart, the pulmonary artery carries unoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs to get oxygen. Washington Post, "Procedures to fix complex congenital heart defects," 4 June 2017

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First Known Use of unoxygenated

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Unoxygenated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unoxygenated. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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unoxygenated

adjective
un·​ox·​y·​gen·​at·​ed | \ -ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt-əd, -äk-ˈsij-ə- How to pronounce unoxygenated (audio) \

Medical Definition of unoxygenated

: not oxygenated unoxygenated blood

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