- nounanoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin• Hypernyms: ↑anoxia
* * *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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