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(hē'mă-tō'sis, hem-ă-),
1. Synonym(s): hemopoiesisSynonym(s): hemopoiesis
2. Oxygenation of the venous blood in the lungs.
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(1) Obsolete for sanguification—the conversion of chyle into blood.
(2) Haematopoiesis, see there. 
(3) The conversion of venous blood to arterial blood by oxygenation in the lungs; e.g., arterialisation.

Haematosis is little used in the working medical parlance.
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Oxygenation of venous blood in the lungs.
Compare: hemopoiesis
Synonym(s): haematosis.
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1. Synonym(s): hemopoiesis, haematosis.
2. Oxygenation of the venous blood in the lungs.
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