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oxygenate

[ok-si-juh-neyt] /ˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), oxygenated, oxygenating.
1.
to treat, combine, or enrich with oxygen:
to oxygenate the blood.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; oxygen + -ate1
Related forms
oxygenation, noun
oxygenator, noun
antioxygenating, adjective
antioxygenation, noun
antioxygenator, noun
hyperoxygenate, verb (used with object), hyperoxygenated, hyperoxygenating.
hyperoxygenation, noun
nonoxygenated, adjective
superoxygenate, verb (used with object), superoxygenated, superoxygenating.
superoxygenation, noun
unoxygenated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperoxygenation

oxygenate

/ˈɒksɪdʒɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
to enrich or be enriched with oxygen: to oxygenate blood
Derived Forms
oxygenation, noun
oxygenizer, oxygeniser, noun
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hyperoxygenation in Medicine

oxygenate ox·y·gen·ate (ŏk'sĭ-jə-nāt') or ox·y·gen·ize (-jə-nīz')
v. ox·y·gen·at·ed or ox·y·gen·ized, ox·y·gen·at·ing or ox·y·gen·iz·ing, ox·y·gen·ates or ox·y·gen·iz·es
To treat, combine, or infuse with oxygen.

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hyperoxygenation in Science
oxygenate
  (ŏk'sĭ-jə-nāt')   
To combine or mix with oxygen, as in a physical, chemical, or biological system. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs.
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