(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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The term anoxia means a total decrease 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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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 alti...
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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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1) Hypoxia 2) Severe hypoxia
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