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oximeter

Line breaks: ox|im¦eter
Pronunciation: /ɒkˈsɪmɪtə
 
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Definition of oximeter in English:

noun

An instrument for measuring the proportion of oxygenated haemoglobin in the blood.
Example sentences
  • We also used a pulse oximeter to measure oxygen saturation of the blood.
  • The oximeter constantly measures the amount of oxygen in your blood.
  • All patients are equipped with a pulse oximeter for monitoring of percutaneous oxygen saturation.

Derivatives

oximetry

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The patient's blood pressure, pulse oximetry, and ECG must be assessed preoperatively and monitored throughout the procedure.
  • Oxygen saturation should be assessed by pulse oximetry in children with respiratory distress, significant tachypnea, or pallor.
  • Patients were monitored with continuous ECG and finger pulse oximetry.

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