arterialized

arterialize

[ahr-teer-ee-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), arterialized, arterializing. Physiology.
to convert (venous blood) into arterial blood by the action of oxygen in the lungs.
Also, especially British, arterialise.


Origin:
1825–35; arterial + -ize

arterialization, noun
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arterialize or arterialise (ɑːˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to change (venous blood) into arterial blood by replenishing the depleted oxygen
2.  to vascularize (tissues)
3.  to provide with arteries
 
arterialise or arterialise
 
vb
 
arteriali'zation or arterialise
 
n
 
arteriali'sation or arterialise
 
n

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