Blood oxygen saturation

Definition: Blood oxygen saturation is the concentration of oxygen-bound hemoglobin relative to the total concentration of hemoglobin in the blood, usually measured as a percentage. Normal arterial blood oxygen saturation is approx. between 95%-100%.Definition: Blood oxygen saturation is the concentration of oxygen-bound hemoglobin relative to the total concentration of hemoglobin in the blood, usually measured as a percentage. Normal arterial blood oxygen saturation is approx. between 95%-100%.

Alternative definition: The percentage of hemoglobin binding to oxygen in the blood.

Synonym: (Blood) Oxygen Saturation

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Related terms: Oxygen Deficiency, Hypoxia, Hyperoxia  

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