reoxygenate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ oxygenate

Verb[edit]

reoxygenate (third-person singular simple present reoxygenates, present participle reoxygenating, simple past and past participle reoxygenated)

  1. (transitive) To oxygenate again or anew.
    • 2008 April 1, Nicholas Bakalar, “CPR Can Help, Even With No Training”, in New York Times[1]:
      Chest compression keeps blood flowing, but it does not reoxygenate the blood, as mouth-to-mouth resuscitation does.

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