hypoxia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1941 a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body • hypoxic adjective

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  • hypoxia — 1941, from HYPO (Cf. hypo ) + OXYGEN (Cf. oxygen). Related: Hypoxic …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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 …   English World dictionary

  • Hypoxia — Infobox Disease Name = Hypoxia Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|799.02 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = eMedicine mult = MeshID = Hypoxia literally means a deficiency in oxygen. It can refer to:* Hypoxia… …   Wikipedia

  • hypoxia — A state of oxygen deficiency in the body sufficient to cause an impairment of body function. It is caused by the reduction in partial pressure of oxygen, inadequate oxygen transport, or the inability of the tissue to use oxygen. In flying,… …   Aviation dictionary

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  • hypoxia — A condition in which there is a decrease in the oxygen supply to a tissue. In cancer treatment, the level of hypoxia in a tumor may help predict the response of the tumor to the treatment …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • hypoxia — Condition in which there is an abnormally low level of oxygen in the blood and tissues …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • hypoxia — noun a) A condition in which tissues (especially the blood) are deprived of an adequate supply of oxygen; anoxia b) A reduced concentration of dissolved oxygen in an aquatic environment. See Also: normoxia …   Wiktionary

  • Hypoxia — Concentration of oxygen in arterial blood that is less than normal. Anoxia refers to complete lack of oxygen. * * * Decrease below normal levels of oxygen in inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissue, short of anoxia. [hypo + oxygen] anemic h. h …   Medical dictionary

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