hypoxemia

noun
hyp·​ox·​emia | \ ˌhi-ˌpäk-ˈsē-mē-ə How to pronounce hypoxemia (audio) , ˌhī- \

Definition of hypoxemia

: deficient oxygenation of the blood

Other Words from hypoxemia

hypoxemic \ ˌhi-​ˌpäk-​ˈsē-​mik How to pronounce hypoxemic (audio) , ˌhī-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of hypoxemia

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypoxemia

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“Hypoxemia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypoxemia. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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hypoxemia

noun
hyp·​ox·​emia
variants: or chiefly British hypoxaemia \ ˌhip-​ˌäk-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce hypoxaemia (audio) , ˌhī-​ˌpäk-​ How to pronounce hypoxaemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypoxemia

: deficient oxygenation of the blood

Other Words from hypoxemia

hypoxemic or chiefly British hypoxaemic \ -​mik How to pronounce hypoxaemic (audio) \ adjective

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