denitrogenate

transitive verb
de·​ni·​trog·​e·​nate | \ (ˌ)dē-ˌnī-ˈträj-ə-ˌnāt How to pronounce denitrogenate (audio) \
denitrogenated; denitrogenating

Medical Definition of denitrogenate

: 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

Other Words from denitrogenate

denitrogenation \ -​ˌträj-​ə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce denitrogenation (audio) \ noun

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“Denitrogenate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/denitrogenate. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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