histotoxic hypoxia

noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near histotoxic hypoxia

Cite this Entry

“Histotoxic hypoxia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histotoxic%20hypoxia. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!