Arterialize
Arterialize Ar*te"ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arterialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arterializing}.] To transform, as the venous blood, into arterial blood by exposure to oxygen in the lungs; to make arterial. [1913 Webster]

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  • arterialize — (Amer.) v. change venous blood to arterial blood by infusing oxygen; make arterial (also arterialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arterialize — [är tir′ē əlīz΄] vt. arterialized, arterializing to change (venous blood) into arterial blood by oxygenation arterialization n …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • arterialize — verb To convert venous blood into arterial blood (by the absorption of oxygen in the lungs) …   Wiktionary

  • arterialize — ar·te·ri·al·ize also Brit ar·te·ri·al·ise är tir ē ə .līz vt, ized also Brit ised; iz·ing also Brit is·ing to transform (venous blood) into arterial blood by oxygenation ar·te·ri·al·iza·tion .tir ē ə lə zā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • arterialize — ar·te·ri·al·ize …   English syllables

  • arterialize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 convert venous into arterial (blood) by reoxygenation esp. in the lungs. 2 provide with an arterial system. Derivatives: arterialization n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arterialized — Arterialize Ar*te ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arterialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arterializing}.] To transform, as the venous blood, into arterial blood by exposure to oxygen in the lungs; to make arterial. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arterializing — Arterialize Ar*te ri*al*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arterialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arterializing}.] To transform, as the venous blood, into arterial blood by exposure to oxygen in the lungs; to make arterial. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arterialized — arterialize (Amer.) v. change venous blood to arterial blood by infusing oxygen; make arterial (also arterialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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