oxygen capacity


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ox·y·gen ca·pac·i·ty

the maximum quantity of oxygen that will combine chemically with the hemoglobin in a unit volume of blood; normally it amounts to 1.34 ml of O2 per g of Hb or 20 ml of O2 per 100 mL of blood.

ox·y·gen ca·pac·i·ty

(ok'si-jĕn kă-pas'i-tē)
The maximum quantity of oxygen that will combine chemically with the hemoglobin in a unit volume of blood; normally it amounts to 1.34 mL of O2 per g of Hb or 20 mL of O2 per 100 mL of blood.

oxygen capacity

The maximum amount of oxygen expressed in volume percent (cc per 100 ml) that a given amount of blood will absorb. For normal blood it is about 20 cc.
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Consequently, even in healthy individuals, the oxygen capacity per gram of hemoglobin is slightly lower than the theoretical value of 1.
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