Oxygen

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acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
supply oxygen aerate
bacterium that cannot live without oxygen aerobe
organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life aerobe
concerning the presence of oxygen aerobic
exercise that increases the need for oxygen aerobic exercise , aerobics
life sustained in the presence of air or oxygen aerobiosis
mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of air
lung sac where exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide takes place air sac , alveolus
effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes altitude sickness
bacterium that can live without oxygen anaerobe
organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live anaerobe
chest pain from lack of oxygen in heart angina pectoris
heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart angina , angina pectoris
abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood anoxemia
severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues anoxia
substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides antioxidant
French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794) Antoine Laurent Lavoisier , Antoine Lavoisier , Lavoisier
sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain apoplexy , cerebrovascular accident , CVA , stroke
measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases arterial blood gases
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