hematosis


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he·ma·to·sis

(hē'mă-tō'sis, hem-ă-),
1. Synonym(s): hemopoiesisSynonym(s): hemopoiesis
2. Oxygenation of the venous blood in the lungs.

haematosis

(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.

he·ma·to·sis

(hē'mă-tō'sis)
Oxygenation of venous blood in the lungs.
Compare: hemopoiesis
Synonym(s): haematosis.

he·ma·to·sis

(hē'mă-tō'sis)
1. Synonym(s): hemopoiesis, haematosis.
2. Oxygenation of the venous blood in the lungs.

hematosis (hē´mətō´sis),

n the oxygenation or aeration of the venous blood in the lungs.