hypoxemia

noun
hyp·​ox·​emia | \ˌhi-ˌpäk-ˈsē-mē-ə, ˌhī-\

Definition of hypoxemia 

: deficient oxygenation of the blood

Other Words from hypoxemia

hypoxemic \ˌhi-​ˌpäk-​ˈsē-​mik, ˌhī-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hypoxemia

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

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hypoxemia

noun
hyp·​ox·​emia
variants: or chiefly British hypoxaemia \ˌhip-​ˌäk-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə, ˌhī-​ˌpäk-​ \

Medical Definition of hypoxemia 

: deficient oxygenation of the blood

Other Words from hypoxemia

hypoxemic or chiefly British hypoxaemic \-​mik \ adjective

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