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oxygen electrode, Clark electrode
1. A blood gas electrode used to measure the partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood.
2. A platinum wire electrode used in measuring arterial blood oxygen.

When a current of an appropriate voltage is applied, oxygen flows from the specimen through a gas-permeable membrane and is destroyed at the platinum surface.

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transcutaneous oxygen electrode
An appliance which measures the oxygen tension in the skin without penetrating the body's tissues
This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 101) trans-, tran-, tra- (page 9)