arterialize

transitive verb
ar·​te·​ri·​al·​ize
variants: also British arterialise \ är-​ˈtir-​ē-​ə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce arterialize (audio) \
arterialized also British arterialised; arterializing also British arterialising

Medical Definition of arterialize

: to transform (venous blood) into arterial blood by oxygenation

Other Words from arterialize

arterialization \ -​ˌtir-​ē-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce arterialize (audio) \ noun

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“Arterialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arterialize. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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