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anoxemia test

 

Definition: an obsolete test for coronary insufficiency; the patient breathes a mixture of 10% oxygen and 90% nitrogen; if anginal pain or electrocardiographic abnormalities are induced, the test is positive.

Synonym(s): hypoxemia test

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