Type: Term Pronunciation: an-ok′sē-ă Definitions: 1. Absence or almost complete absence of oxygen from inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissues.
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See cerebral anoxia.
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See cerebral anoxia.
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- severe hypoxia
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Lack of oxygen in tissues.
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Strictly total absence of oxygen but sometimes incorrectly used instead of hypoxia
to mean a decreased oxygen supply in tissues.
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Absence, or deficiency of oxygen
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Anoxia: 1. Strictly speaking, the absence of oxygen. 2. The near absence of oxygen. 3. Sometimes used loosely as a synonym for hypoxia.From anâ€“ (without) + -ox- (oxygen) + â€“ia == the state of being without oxygen.
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Total lack of oxygen, cf. hypoxia.
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<physiology> A total lack of oxygen, often used interchangeably with hypoxia to mean a reduced supply of oxygen to the tissues. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues
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(ә-nok´se-ә) absence of oxygen in the tissues; formerly used interchangeably with hypoxia to mean a reduction of oxygen in body tissues below physiologic levels. adj., anox´ic., adj.
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a total lack of oxygen; often used interchangeably with hypoxia to mean a reduced supply of oxygen to the tissues.
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anoxia 1. Absence or almost complete absence of oxygen from inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissues. 2. Absence or deficiency of oxygen in body tissues.
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anoxia, anoxic Absence or almost complete absence of oxygen from inspired gases, arterial blood, or tissues; to be differentiated from hypoxia.
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An absence of oxygen in the blood, cells, or tissues of the body. Since it is a condition that rarely exists, hypoxia is a preferable term. Related category • SPACE AND AEROSPACE MEDICINE
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A complete depletion of oxygen that can lead to serious complications and irreversible damage. Narrower term(s): Fetal Anoxia
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Anoxia is a genus of large beetles of the family Scarabaeidae native to southern Europe and the Near East.
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Anoxia (hypoxia) is the lack of a normal supply of oxygen to body tissues, or the inability of the tissues to use the oxygen. Anoxic anoxia occurs when blood flowing through the lungs does not pick up enough oxygen. This can happen when there is a reduced amount of oxygen in the air, such as at altitudes above 3,000 meters. The blood also can fail
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(Gk: a/an not; + oxygen; oxus=sharp; -gen born of; root of gignomai being born of) environmental condition in which there is no free dissolved oxygen.
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The term anoxia means a total depletion in the level of oxygen, an extreme form of hypoxia or `low oxygen`. The terms anoxia and hypoxia are used in various contexts: == See also == ...
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