oxygen debt
noun Date: 1923 a cumulative deficit of oxygen available for oxidative metabolism that develops during periods of intense bodily activity and must be made good when the body returns to rest

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  • oxygen debt — det n a cumulative deficit of oxygen available for oxidative metabolism that develops during periods of intense bodily activity and must be made good when the body returns to rest * * * the extra oxygen that must be used in the oxidative energy… …   Medical dictionary

  • oxygen debt — noun a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest • Hypernyms: ↑physical condition, ↑physiological state, ↑physiological condition * * * noun : the cumulative deficiency …   Useful english dictionary

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  • oxygen debt — ox′ygen debt n. phl the body s oxygen deficiency resulting from strenuous physical activity • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • oxygen debt — Physiol. the body s oxygen deficiency resulting from strenuous physical activity. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxygen debt — noun the amount of extra oxygen required to oxidize lactic acid in the muscles built up during vigorous exercise …   Wiktionary

  • oxygen debt — noun a temporary oxygen shortage in the tissues arising from exercise …   English new terms dictionary

  • debt — A deficit; a liability. [L. debitum, d.] alactic oxygen d. that part of the oxygen d. that is not lactacid oxygen d.; during recovery, stores of ATP and creatine phosphate must be replenished by oxidative metabolism, and a small amount of …   Medical dictionary

  • Excess post-exercise oxygen consumption — (EPOC, informally called afterburn) is a measurably increased rate of oxygen intake following strenuous activity intended to erase the body s oxygen debt. In historical context the term oxygen debt was popularized to explain or perhaps attempt to …   Wikipedia

  • brain\ debt — Like oxygen debt, preventing exercise when you have sprinted too hard and depleted the oxygen in your blood to the point that you MUST recover it if you concentrate too hard for too long or try to handle too many problems at once you get into… …   Dictionary of american slang

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