oxygen deficit


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Noun1.oxygen deficit - temporary oxygen shortage in cells resulting from strenuous exercise
deficit, shortage, shortfall - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
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This allows the plasma to carry more oxygen and deliver it to compromised cells, tissues, glands and organs experiencing an oxygen deficit (ischemia), trauma and edema.
Use of the water quality index and dissolved oxygen deficit as simple in -dicators of watersheds pollution.
Oxygen deficit grows new blood vessels and this acts as a kind of fertiliser for cancer cells and tumours.
Hence, the oxygen debt must be larger than the oxygen deficit, i.
Lactate presently serves as the best-available single clinical measurement of the severity of the oxygen deficit reflecting failure of adequate substrate delivery; it is widely used to guide life-sustaining interventions in emergency and critical-care settings, specifically in diagnosing and estimating the severity of low-flow circulatory shock states.
The oxygen deficit is quite modest when desaturation is caused by a shunt.
A traditional method of estimating the anaerobic capacity of men is to measure oxygen deficit levels (Volkov et al.
Lowering the body's metabolic rate prior to such procedures might protect those tissues during an oxygen deficit.
The condition affects up to 90% of patients with end-stage renal disease and up to 60% of patients with cancer, resulting in patients experiencing debilitating symptoms related to an oxygen deficit in the body and an increased risk of morbidity and mortality.
I submit that rather than simply developing an oxygen deficit as a
According to the study by a team of Belfast researchers, some 54% of all passengers suffer a 6% oxygen deficit at maximum altitude, regardless of whether they are on long or short-haul flights.
A large hydroelectric impoundment known as Gulf Island Pond has had a dissolved oxygen deficit since it was built in the 1930s, and the mills contributed to build an innovative oxygenation system that has improved water quality.