anoxia


an·ox·ia

noun \a-ˈnäk-sē-ə\

Definition of ANOXIA

:  hypoxia especially of such severity as to result in permanent damage

Origin of ANOXIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1931

an·ox·ia

noun \ə-ˈnäk-sē-ə, a-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANOXIA

: hypoxia especially of such severity as to result in permanent damage
an·ox·ic \-sik\ adjective

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