anemic anoxia

noun
anoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin
Hypernyms: ↑anoxia

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anemic anoxia,
decrease in oxygen from the blood caused by deficiency in hemoglobin or alteration of the hemoglobin in the blood by chemicals.

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