anoxic anoxia

noun
anoxia resulting from defective oxygenation of the blood in the lungs
Hypernyms: ↑anoxia

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noun

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  • anoxic — (adj.) 1920, Modern Latin, from Gk. an , privative prefix, not, without (see AN (Cf. an ) (1)) + first two letters of OXYGEN (Cf. oxygen) + IC (Cf. ic). Anoxia oxygen deficiency is attested from 1931 …   Etymology dictionary

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