Arterialization
Arterialization Ar*te`ri*al*i*za"tion, n. (Physiol.) The process of converting venous blood into arterial blood during its passage through the lungs, oxygen being absorbed and carbonic acid evolved; -- called also {a["e]ration} and {hematosis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • arterialization — (Amer.) n. conversion of venous blood to arterial blood (also arterialisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arterialization — See arterialize. * * * …   Universalium

  • arterialization — noun The conversion of venous blood into arterial blood (by absorption of oxygen in the lungs) See Also: arterialize …   Wiktionary

  • arterialization — 1. Making or becoming arterial. 2. Aeration or oxygenation of the blood whereby it is changed in character from venous to arterial. 3. SYN: vascularization. 4. Conversion of a venous structure to …   Medical dictionary

  • arterialization — ar·te·ri·al·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • arterialization — ärˌtirēələ̇ˈzāshən, ˌlīˈ noun ( s) : the process of arterializing …   Useful english dictionary

  • aeration — Arterialization Ar*te ri*al*i*za tion, n. (Physiol.) The process of converting venous blood into arterial blood during its passage through the lungs, oxygen being absorbed and carbonic acid evolved; called also {a[ e]ration} and {hematosis}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hematosis — Arterialization Ar*te ri*al*i*za tion, n. (Physiol.) The process of converting venous blood into arterial blood during its passage through the lungs, oxygen being absorbed and carbonic acid evolved; called also {a[ e]ration} and {hematosis}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arterialize — arterialization, n. /ahr tear ee euh luyz /, v.t., arterialized, arterializing. Physiol. to convert (venous blood) into arterial blood by the action of oxygen in the lungs. Also, esp. Brit., arterialise. [1825 35; ARTERIAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • arterializations — arterialization (Amer.) n. conversion of venous blood to arterial blood (also arterialisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

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