Oxygenator
Oxygenator Ox"y*gen*a`tor, n. An oxidizer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oxygenator — An oxygenator is a medical device that is capable of exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood of human patient in surgical procedures that may necessitate the interruption or cessation of blood flow in the body, a critical organ or great …   Wikipedia

  • Oxygenator — Ein Oxygenator ist ein medizintechnisches Produkt, das Blut mit Sauerstoff anreichert und Kohlendioxid aus dem Blut entfernt. Er wird in der Herzchirurgie als Teil der Herz Lungen Maschine verwendet und ersetzt kurzzeitig die Funktion der Lunge.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • oxygenator — Oxidator Ox i*da tor, n. 1. An oxidizer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A contrivance for causing a current of air to impinge on the flame of the Argand lamp; called also {oxygenator}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxygenator — noun Date: circa 1864 one that oxygenates; specifically an apparatus that oxygenates the blood extracorporeally (as during open heart surgery) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oxygenator — See oxygenation. * * * …   Universalium

  • oxygenator — noun any device that releases oxygen (or air) into water, especially one in an aquarium …   Wiktionary

  • oxygenator — ox·y·gen·ator äk si jə .nāt ər, äk sij ə n one that oxygenates specif an apparatus that oxygenates the blood extracorporeally (as during open heart surgery) * * * n. a machine that oxygenates blood outside the body. It is used together with pumps …   Medical dictionary

  • oxygenator — n. one who enriches with oxygen, one who adds oxygen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxygenator — noun Medicine 1》 an apparatus for oxygenating the blood. 2》 an aquatic plant which enriches the surrounding water with oxygen …   English new terms dictionary

  • oxygenator — ox·y·gen·a·tor …   English syllables

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