anoxia

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noun an·ox·ia \a-ˈnäk-sē-ə\

Definition of anoxia

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

Origin and Etymology of anoxia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1931


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anoxia

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noun an·ox·ia \ə-ˈnäk-sē-ə, a-\

Medical Definition of anoxia

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

anoxic

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