arterialize


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

ar·te·ri·al·ize

 (är-tîr′ē-ə-līz′)
tr.v. ar·te·ri·al·ized, ar·te·ri·al·iz·ing, ar·te·ri·al·iz·es
To convert (venous blood) into bright red arterial blood by absorption of oxygen in the lungs.

ar·te′ri·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

arterialize

(ɑːˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz) or

arterialise

vb (tr)
1. (Physiology) to change (venous blood) into arterial blood by replenishing the depleted oxygen
2. (Physiology) to vascularize (tissues)
3. to provide with arteries
arˌterialiˈzation, arˌterialiˈsation n

arterialize


Past participle: arterialized
Gerund: arterializing

Imperative
arterialize
arterialize
Present
I arterialize
you arterialize
he/she/it arterializes
we arterialize
you arterialize
they arterialize
Preterite
I arterialized
you arterialized
he/she/it arterialized
we arterialized
you arterialized
they arterialized
Present Continuous
I am arterializing
you are arterializing
he/she/it is arterializing
we are arterializing
you are arterializing
they are arterializing
Present Perfect
I have arterialized
you have arterialized
he/she/it has arterialized
we have arterialized
you have arterialized
they have arterialized
Past Continuous
I was arterializing
you were arterializing
he/she/it was arterializing
we were arterializing
you were arterializing
they were arterializing
Past Perfect
I had arterialized
you had arterialized
he/she/it had arterialized
we had arterialized
you had arterialized
they had arterialized
Future
I will arterialize
you will arterialize
he/she/it will arterialize
we will arterialize
you will arterialize
they will arterialize
Future Perfect
I will have arterialized
you will have arterialized
he/she/it will have arterialized
we will have arterialized
you will have arterialized
they will have arterialized
Future Continuous
I will be arterializing
you will be arterializing
he/she/it will be arterializing
we will be arterializing
you will be arterializing
they will be arterializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been arterializing
you have been arterializing
he/she/it has been arterializing
we have been arterializing
you have been arterializing
they have been arterializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been arterializing
you will have been arterializing
he/she/it will have been arterializing
we will have been arterializing
you will have been arterializing
they will have been arterializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been arterializing
you had been arterializing
he/she/it had been arterializing
we had been arterializing
you had been arterializing
they had been arterializing
Conditional
I would arterialize
you would arterialize
he/she/it would arterialize
we would arterialize
you would arterialize
they would arterialize
Past Conditional
I would have arterialized
you would have arterialized
he/she/it would have arterialized
we would have arterialized
you would have arterialized
they would have arterialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.arterialize - change venous blood into arterial bloodarterialize - change venous blood into arterial blood
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
References in periodicals archive ?
18 The rather cumbersome method of histamine iontophoresis was used to arterialize capillary blood of neonates in one early study.
Our group of vascular surgeons is of the opinion that it takes approximately four weeks to arterialize the vein that has been selected to create the arteriovenous fistula.
Mixed venous blood flowing passed non-ventilated alveoli fails to arterialize, and retains mixed venous blood gas tensions (P[O.