oxygen dissociation curve

noun

: a curve determined by plotting on a graph the partial pressure of oxygen in blood as the abscissa and the percentage of hemoglobin combined with oxygen in the form of oxyhemoglobin as the ordinate

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“Oxygen dissociation curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oxygen%20dissociation%20curve. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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