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deoxygenate

[dee-ok-si-juh-neyt] /diˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), deoxygenated, deoxygenating. Chemistry
1.
to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).
Origin of deoxygenate
1790-1800
1790-1800; de- + oxygenate
Related forms
deoxygenation, noun
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  • On July 18 he wrote, In pursuit of the researches on the deoxygenation of diamond and charcoal.

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British Dictionary definitions for deoxygenation

deoxygenate

/diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove oxygen from (water, air, etc)
Derived Forms
deoxygenation, noun
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deoxygenation in Medicine

deoxygenation de·ox·y·gen·a·tion (dē-ŏk'sə-jə-nā'shən)
n.
The process of removing dissolved oxygen from a liquid, such as water.

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