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aeration

 [ār″a´shun]
1. the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs.
2. the saturation of a liquid with air or gas.

aeration

(ār-ā'shŭn),
The state of containing air, or the process of filling with air; inflation; in radiology, specifically, within the lung.

aeration

/aer·a·tion/ (ār-a´shun)
1. the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs.
2. the charging of a liquid with air or gas.

aeration

(âr′ā′shən)
n.
1. Exposure to air.
2. Saturation of a fluid with air or a gas.
3. The exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the lungs.

aeration

Etymology: Gk, aer, air
1 the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by blood in the lungs.
2 the process of exposing a tissue or fluid to air or artificially charging it with oxygen or another gas, such as carbon dioxide. aerate, v.

bioaeration

The oxidative treatment of raw sewage by the passing of air through it—in centrifugal pumps—to enhance purification by bleeding off gases.

aer·a·tion

(ār-ā'shŭn)
The process of charging a liquid with air or gas; especially the transfer of oxygen to the blood in the lungs.

aer·a·tion

(ār-ā'shŭn)
Charging a liquid with air or gas.

aeration (erā´shən),

n the passage of air or gases into liquid (e.g., the passage of oxygen from pulmonary alveoli into the blood).

aeration

1. the exchange of carbon dioxide for oxygen by the blood in the lungs.
2. the charging of a liquid with air or gas.
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