arteriovenous oxygen difference

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ar·te·ri·o·ve·nous ox·y·gen dif·fer·ence

the difference in the oxygen content (in mL per 100 mL blood) between arterial and venous blood.
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ar·te·ri·o·ve·nous ox·y·gen difference

(ahr-tēr'ē-ō-vē'nŭs ok'si-jĕn dif'ĕr-ĕns)
The difference in the oxygen content (in milliliters per 100 mL blood) between arterial and venous blood.
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arteriovenous oxygen difference

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The difference between the oxygen content of arterial and venous blood.
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