hematosis

hematosis

[hee-muh-toh-sis, hem-uh-]
noun
2.
Physiology. the conversion of venous into arterial blood; oxygenation in the lungs.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Neo-Latin haematosis. See hemato-, -sis

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haematosis or (US) hematosis (ˌhiːməˈtəʊsɪs, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməˈtəʊsɪs, ˌhɛm-)
 
n
1.  another word for haematopoiesis
2.  the oxygenation of venous blood in the lungs
 
hematosis or (US) hematosis
 
n

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