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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ox′ygen debt`(n.)

  1. the body's oxygen deficiency resulting from strenuous physical activity.

    Category: Physiology

Origin of oxygen debt:

1920–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxygen debt(noun)

    a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest

Wiktionary

  1. oxygen debt(Noun)

    the amount of extra oxygen required to oxidize lactic acid in the muscles built up during vigorous exercise

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