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 Pestrella said there has never been any doubt that the decay of organic materials was causing the smelly hydrogen sulfide, which is produced in unoxygenated environments. Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2021 The spraying began Friday, and workers will soon pump oxygen into the water, since hydrogen sulfide is produced in unoxygenated environments. Los Angeles Times, 16 Oct. 2021 My heart, too, was left with a hole, which means my oxygenated blood sometimes mixes with unoxygenated blood. Olivia Harrison, refinery29.com, 12 Mar. 2021 In a normal heart, the pulmonary artery carries unoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs to get oxygen. Washington Post, 4 June 2017

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First Known Use of unoxygenated

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unoxygenated was in 1789

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5 Dec 2021

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“Unoxygenated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unoxygenated. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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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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