anoxemia

or an·ox·ae·mi·a

[an-ok-see-mee-uh]

noun

a deficiency of oxygen in the arterial blood.

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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Medicine definitions for anoxemia

anoxemia

[ăn′ŏk-sēmē-ə]

n.

An absence of oxygen in arterial blood.
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