hypoxia

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(hī″poks′ē-ă )

(hip-ok′sē-ă )
[hypo- + ²oxy- + -ia]

1. An oxygen deficiency in body tissues.
2. A decreased concentration of oxygen in inspired air.
SEE: anoxia; SEE: hypoxemia; SEE: posthypoxia syndrome
hypoxic (hī″pok′sik) (hip-ok′sik), adj.

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