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Medical Term:

Meyerhof oxidation quotient

Pronunciation: mi'er-hof


an index for the effect of oxygen on glycolysis and on fermentation (on the Pasteur effect); equal to the rate of anaerobic fermentation minus the rate of aerobic respiration divided by the rate of oxygen uptake.

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