(ě-nok\' sik)Without oxygen present.
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Anoxic — An*ox ic ([a^]n*[o^]ks [i^]k), adj. [NL.; Gr. an priv. + oxygen.] 1. (Med.) of, pertaining to, or suffering from, anoxia. [PJC] 2. greatly deficient in, or totally lacking, oxygen. [PJC] || … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
anoxic — (adj.) 1920, Modern Latin, from Gk. an , privative prefix, not, without (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + first two letters of OXYGEN (Cf. oxygen) + IC (Cf. ic). Anoxia oxygen deficiency is attested from 1931 … Etymology dictionary
anoxic — adjective relating to or marked by a severe deficiency of oxygen in tissues or organs • Pertains to noun: ↑anoxia • Derivationally related forms: ↑anoxia * * * I. (ˈ)a|näksik, əˈn adjective Etymology: New Latin anoxia + English … Useful english dictionary
anoxic — adjective Date: 1920 1. of, relating to, or affected with anoxia 2. greatly deficient in oxygen ; oxygenless < anoxic water > … New Collegiate Dictionary
anoxic — See anoxia. * * * … Universalium
anoxic — adjective a) Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen. b) Lacking oxygen. See Also: anoxia, hypoxic, normoxic, hyperoxic … Wiktionary
anoxic — Denoting or characteristic of anoxia … Medical dictionary
anoxic — adj. suffering from a deficiency of oxygen in tissues … English contemporary dictionary
anoxic — an·ox·ic … English syllables
Anoxic sea water — is sea water depleted of oxygen. It is generally found in areas with restricted water exchange. In most cases, oxygen is prevented from reaching the deeper parts of the sea area by a physical barrier (sill) as well as a pronounced density… … Wikipedia