oximetry

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oximetry

[äk′sim·ə·trē]
(physiology)
Optical measurement of the degree of oxygen saturation of the blood hemoglobin by determining the variation in the color of the blood.
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noted that the fiberoptic catheters currently being used for jugular venous oximetry in this and other studies were primarily developed for neonatal umbilical arteries.
Kerr ME, Lovasik D, Darby J: Evaluating cerebral oxygenation using jugular venous oximetry in head injuries.