arterialization definition

  • noun:
    • The transformation of venous blood into arterial bloodstream (by consumption of oxygen into the lungs)
    • the entire process of changing venous bloodstream into arterial bloodstream during its passageway through lungs, oxygen being consumed and carbonic acid evolved; -- labeled as also aĆ«ration and hematosis.
    • The process of making arterial; the conversion of venous into arterial bloodstream, during its passage through the lung area, because of the removal of carbon dioxid as well as the absorption of air through the air. In addition spelled arterialisation.

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