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Chemical element
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Borrowed from French oxygène (originally in the form principe oxygène, a variant of principe oxigine ‘acidifying principle’, suggested by Lavoisier), from Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oxus) sharp + γένος (genos) birth, referring to oxygen's role in the formation of acids.

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Singular
oxygen

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural oxygens

oxygen (countable and uncountable; plural oxygens)

  1. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
  2. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  3. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.
  4. (countable) An atom of this element.


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