transitive verb

de·​ni·​trog·​e·​nate (ˌ)dē-ˌnī-ˈträj-ə-ˌnāt How to pronounce denitrogenate (audio)
denitrogenated; denitrogenating
: to reduce the stored nitrogen in the body of by forced breathing of pure oxygen for a period of time especially as a measure designed to prevent development of decompression sickness
denitrogenation noun

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“Denitrogenate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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