Arteriovenous oxygen difference

The arteriovenous oxygen difference, or a-vO2 diff, is the difference in the oxygen content of the blood between the arterial blood and the venous blood. It is an indication of how much oxygen is removed from the blood in capillaries as the blood circulates in the body. The a-vO2 diff and cardiac output are the main factors that allow variation in...
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arteriovenous oxygen difference

<physiology> The difference in the oxygen content (in ml per 100 ml blood) between arterial and venous blood. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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arteriovenous oxygen difference

the difference in the blood oxygen content between the arterial and venous systems.
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arteriovenous oxygen difference

Type: Term Definitions: 1. the difference in the oxygen content (in mL per 100 mL blood) between arterial and venous blood.
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