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Synonyms for oxygen

a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas

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Oxygen rebreathers are no longer commonly used in diving because of the depth limit imposed by oxygen toxicity.
Using lower target ranges of oxygen saturation in extremely preterm infants reduces the risk of severe retinopathy from oxygen toxicity, but increases the risk of death before discharge, according to one of two trials within the same neonatal study.
The other big risk with 100-metre dives is oxygen toxicity on decompression, which could lead to convulsions underwater.
Michael wouldn't have slept in the chamber all night as it would have caused oxygen toxicity and he'd have died.
Pulmonary oxygen toxicity is unlikely to occur at the low flow rates used for LTOT.
In the early 1950s, she investigated the relationships between oxygen toxicity and the adrenal gland and proposed that oxygen toxicity was mediated by free radicals.
Problem: Continuous flow anaesthesia over prolonged periods using over 90% oxygen from the concentrator may result in absorption atelectasis or lung damage from oxygen toxicity (10).
Advanced students and researchers in biology and chemistry will find chapters covering: oxygen toxicity, the chemistry of free radicals and related "reactive species," antioxidant defenses, cellular responses to oxidative stress, measurement of reactive species, problems caused by reactive species and their special solutions, useful and poisonous contributions of reactive species, reactive species and disease, and ageing and antioxidants.
A post-mortem examination on Mr Gallacher, a sales director with a refrigeration company, found he died from oxygen toxicity.