Definition of Oxygenate
Oxygenate: To add oxygen to any chemical or physical system, including the human body. Oxygenate can also refer to the process of treating a patient with oxygen, or of combining a medication or other substance with oxygen.
Hyperbaric oxygenation is an increased amount of oxygen in organs and tissues resulting from the administration of oxygen in a compression chamber at an ambient pressure greater than 1 atmosphere.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012