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Hypoxia



[hahy-pok-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pɒkˈsi mi ə/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inadequate oxygenation of the blood.
/haɪˈpɒksɪə/
noun
1.
deficiency in the amount of oxygen delivered to the body tissues
n.

1941, from hypo- + oxygen. Related: Hypoxic.

hypoxia hy·pox·i·a (hī-pŏk’sē-ə, hĭ-)
n.
Insufficient levels of oxygen in blood or tissue.
hy·pox’ic adj.

hypoxemia hy·pox·e·mi·a (hī’pŏk-sē’mē-ə)
n.
Insufficient oxygenation of arterial blood.
hy’pox·e’mic adj.

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