oxygen uptake

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oxygen uptake (VO2)

ox·y·gen con·sump·tion

(O2) (ok'si-jĕn kŏn-sŭmp'shŭn)
The volume of oxygen consumed by the body in 1 minute; it is reported in liters or mL per minute at STPD.
Synonym(s): oxygen uptake.
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