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.

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.

arteriovenous oxygen difference

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C (a-v) O2

The difference between the oxygen content of arterial and venous blood.
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Arteriovenous oxygen difference was calculated by dividing V[O.sub.2] by Q.
While it is known that Groucho running [8] significantly increases oxygen consumption (V[O.sub.2]), less information is available on the central (heart rate, HR; stroke volume, SV; cardiac output, Q) and peripheral components (arteriovenous oxygen difference, a-v[O.sub.2] diff) of steady-state V[O.sub.2].
Arteriovenous oxygen difference (a-v[O.sub.2] diff) was calculated by dividing V[O.sub.2] by Q [9].