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hematosis

[hee-muh-toh-sis, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈtoʊ sɪs, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun
2.
Physiology. the conversion of venous into arterial blood; oxygenation in the lungs.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Neo-Latin haematosis. See hemato-, -sis
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