adjective see hypoxemia

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  • hypoxemic — adj. of hypoxemia, lacking oxygen in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypoxemic — hy·pox·emic …   English syllables

  • hypoxemic — ˌhīˌpäkˈsēmik adjective : relating to, characterized by, or affected with hypoxemia * * * hypoxaemˈic or hypoxemˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hypo …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypoxemic hypoxia — hypoxic hypoxia hypoxia due to insufficient oxygen reaching the blood. Cf. anoxic anoxia …   Medical dictionary

  • hypoxemia — hypoxemic, hypoxic, adj. /huy pok see mee euh/, n. Pathol. inadequate oxygenation of the blood. Also, hypoxia. [1885 90; HYP + OX(Y) + EMIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hypoxia (medical) — Hypoxia ICD 9 799.02 MeSH D000860 Hypoxia, or hypoxiation, is a pathological condition in which the body as a whole (generalized hypoxia) or a region of the body (tissue hypoxia) is deprived of adequate ox …   Wikipedia

  • hypoxia — [hī päk′sē ə, hipäk′sē ə] n. 〚ModL: see HYPO & OXY 1 & IA〛 an abnormal condition resulting from a decrease in the oxygen supplied to or utilized by body tissue hypoxic adj …   Universalium

  • hypoxemia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1886 deficient oxygenation of the blood • hypoxemic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Pulse oximetry — Pulse oximeter Pulse oximetry is a non invasive method allowing the monitoring of the oxygenation of a patient s hemoglobin. A sensor is placed on a thin part of the patient s body, usually a fingertip or earlobe, or in the case of an infant,… …   Wikipedia

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