hypoxemia

or hy·pox·i·a

[ hahy-pok-see-mee-uh or hahy-pok-see-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pɒkˈsi mi ə or haɪˈpɒk si ə /

noun Pathology.

inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

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Origin of hypoxemia

First recorded in 1885–90; hyp- + ox(y)-2 + -emia

OTHER WORDS FROM hypoxemia

hy·pox·e·mic, hy·pox·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hypoxemia

hypoxemia
[ hī′pŏk-sēmē-ə ]

n.

Insufficient oxygenation of arterial blood.

Other words from hypoxemia

hy′pox•emic adj.
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