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Oxygen Consumption

The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)

Year introduced: 1966

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Tree Number(s): G03.680

MeSH Unique ID: D010101

Entry Terms:

  • Consumption, Oxygen
  • Consumptions, Oxygen
  • Oxygen Consumptions

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