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anoxemia

or anoxaemia

[an-ok-see-mee-uh] /ˌæn ɒkˈsi mi ə/
noun
1.
a deficiency of oxygen in the arterial blood.
Origin of anoxemia
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; an-1 + ox(ygen) + -emia
Related forms
anoxemic, anoxaemic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anoxaemia

anoxaemia

/ˌænɒkˈsiːmɪə/
noun
1.
a deficiency in the amount of oxygen in the arterial blood
Derived Forms
anoxaemic, (US) anoxemic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from an- + ox(ygen) + -aemia
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anoxaemia in Medicine

anoxemia an·ox·e·mi·a (ān'ŏk-sē'mē-ə)
n.
An absence of oxygen in arterial blood.

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