histotoxic hypoxia

noun

Medical Definition of histotoxic hypoxia

: a deficiency of oxygen reaching the bodily tissues due to impairment of cellular respiration especially by a toxic agent (as cyanide or alcohol)

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“Histotoxic hypoxia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histotoxic%20hypoxia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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