TITLE

oxidize

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1557
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "oxidize" is presented. The term means to combine with oxygen or to increase the positive valence and decrease the negative valences. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21239040

 

Related Articles

  • oxide.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1557 

    A definition of the medical term "oxide " is presented which means any chemical compound in which oxygen is the negative radical.

  • normoblastosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1479 

    A definition of the medical term "normoblastosis" is presented. It refers to the increased production and circulation of normoblasts. This indicates a need for greater oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A....

  • oxy–.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1557 

    A definition of the medical term "oxy-" is presented. The term is a combining form indicating the presence of oxygen in a compound. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • oxycalcium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1557 

    A definition of the medical term "oxycalcium" is presented. The term means of pertaining to oxygen or calcium. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • PaO2.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1582 

    A definition of the medical term "PaO2" is presented. It refers to the partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood. It also refers to arterial oxygen concentration or tension. It usually expressed in millimeters of mercury. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,"...

  • aerobe.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p50 

    A definition of the medical term "aerobe" is presented. Aerobe refers to a microbe that is able to live and reproduce in the presence of oxygen. The term originated from the word "bios" which means life. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis...

  • aerobic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p50 

    A definition of the medical term "aerobic" is presented. Aerobic refers to the taking place in the presence of oxygen and to an organism that lives and reproduces in the presence of oxygen. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The...

  • alkalosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p72 

    Definitions of medical term pertaining to alkalosis is presented. The terms include "altitude alkalosis" which refers Alkosis resulting from the increased respiratory rate associated with exposure to the decreased oxygen content of air at high altitudes, and "compensated alkalosis" which refers...

  • anaerobe.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p99 

    A definition of the term "anaerobe" is presented, which means a microorganism that can live and reproduce in the absence of oxygen.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics