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ANOXIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does anoxia mean? 

ANOXIA (noun)
  The noun ANOXIA has 1 sense:

1. severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues

  Familiarity information: ANOXIA used as a noun is very rare.


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ANOXIA (noun)


Sense 1anoxia [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("anoxia" is a kind of...):

hypoxia (a very strong drive resulting from a deficiency of available oxygen in the blood and bodily tissues (short of anoxia))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anoxia"):

anemic anoxia (anoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin)

anoxic anoxia (anoxia resulting from defective oxygenation of the blood in the lungs)

ischemic anoxia; stagnant anoxia (anoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation (such as follows congestive cardiac failure))


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