follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

blood gas

noun
1.
a gas, as oxygen or carbon dioxide, that is dissolved in plasma.
2.
a test to determine the pH and concentration of blood gases.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
blood-gas in Medicine

blood gas n.
Any of the gases that become dissolved in blood plasma, including oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
blood-gas in Science
blood gas  
Any of the dissolved gases in blood plasma, especially oxygen and carbon dioxide.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for blood

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with blood-gas