hypoxia

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noun hyp·ox·ia \hi-ˈpäk-sē-ə, hī-\

Definition of hypoxia

  1. :  a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body

hypoxic

play \-sik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of hypoxia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1941


Medical Dictionary

hypoxia

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noun hyp·ox·ia \hip-ˈäk-sē-ə, hī-ˈpäk-\

Medical Definition of hypoxia

  1. :  a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body

hypoxic

\-sik\play adjective

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