[ an-ok-sik, uh-nok- ]
/ ænˈɒk sɪk, əˈnɒk- /
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containing no oxygen; anaerobic: Methanogens are microorganisms that can occur in anoxic sediments, hydrothermal vents, and the intestinal tracts of animals.
caused by the absence of oxygen:The malpractice suit alleges that the patient’s anoxic brain injury was caused by excessive and improperly dosed medications.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
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