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hypoxia

noun hyp·ox·ia \hi-ˈpäk-sē-ə, hī-\

Definition of HYPOXIA

:  a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body
hyp·ox·ic \-sik\ adjective

Origin of HYPOXIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1941

hypoxia

noun hyp·ox·ia \hip-ˈäk-sē-ə, hī-ˈpäk-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOXIA

:  a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body
hyp·ox·ic \-sik\ adjective

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