Adjective "deoxygenated" definition and examples

(Deoxygenated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/diːˈɒksɪdʒəneɪt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Remove oxygen from.
  1. 'This non-invasive device uses a combination red and infra-red light passed through a patient's finger to determine a ratio of oxygenated and deoxygenated hemoglobin.'
  2. 'The right side of the heart receives deoxygenated blood though the veins.'
  3. 'The right ventricle then pumps deoxygenated blood through the pulmonic valve and back to the lungs.'

More definitions

1. to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).

More examples(as adjective)

"bloods can be deoxygenated."

Origin

(deoxygenate)