anoxemia

or an·ox·ae·mi·a

[an-ok-see-mee-uh]

noun

a deficiency of oxygen in the arterial blood.

Nearby words

  1. anovular,
  2. anovular menstruation,
  3. anovulation,
  4. anovulatory,
  5. anoxaemia,
  6. anoxia,
  7. anoxic,
  8. anoxic anoxia,
  9. anpa,
  10. anpr

Origin of anoxemia

First recorded in 1885–90; an-1 + ox(ygen) + -emia

Related formsan·ox·e·mic, an·ox·ae·mic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for anoxaemia

anoxaemia

US anoxemia

noun

a deficiency in the amount of oxygen in the arterial blood
Derived Formsanoxaemic or US anoxemic, adjective

Word Origin for anoxaemia

C19: from New Latin, from an- + ox (ygen) + -aemia

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Medicine definitions for anoxaemia

anoxemia

[ăn′ŏk-sēmē-ə]

n.

An absence of oxygen in arterial blood.

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