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ox·im·e·ter

 (ŏk-sĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
A device for measuring the oxygen saturation of arterial blood, especially a pulse oximeter.

ox′i·met′ric (-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ox′i·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
ox·im′e·try n.
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oximeter

(ɒkˈsɪmɪtə)
n
(Medicine) med an instrument for measuring oxygen in blood
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Noun1.oximeter - a measuring instrument that measures the oxygen in arterial blood
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Translations

ox·im·e·ter

n. oxímetro, instrumento para medir la cantidad de oxígeno en la sangre.
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oximeter

n oxímetro
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This study demonstrates that one such pulse oximeter is as accurate as a far more expensive bedside pulse oximeter when used to exclude hypoxia.
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According to Covidien, it is the first company to receive clearance for a motion-tolerant bedside pulse oximeter portfolio that also is compliant with ISO 80601-2-61 (the ISO standard for pulse oximetry).
This study was planned to assess the magnitude of hypoxia which is unnoticed in patients admitted in the wards of our tertiary care hospital by using pulse oximeter.
This pulse oximeter that connects to an iPhone or iPad can precisely detect blood oxygen levels, which is vital information for pilots who fly unpressurized aircraft and hikers who climb to high elevations.
The pulse oximeter has been one of the greater advances in respiratory care since I started pushing IPPB machines around a long time ago.
The first image (clockwise from left) shows an operation at the Smile Train partner hospital Peshawar Hospital, Pakistan where the patient is being monitored with a Lifebox pulse oximeter donated by the charity Smile Train.
introduces the new Oxyview Pulse Oximeter. The Oxyview Pulse Oximeter is a device to check patient blood-oxygen saturation (Sp02) level and pulse rate.