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

noun, Pathology.
inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

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


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