[ hahy-pok-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pɒkˈsi mi ə /
inadequate oxygenation of the blood: A mild case of hypoxemia may be treatable with supplemental oxygen therapy alone.
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Compare hypoxia (def. 2).
OTHER WORDS FROM hypoxemiahy·pox·e·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hypoxemia
[ hī′pŏk-sē′mē-ə ]
Insufficient oxygenation of arterial blood.
Other words from hypoxemiahy′pox•e′mic adj.
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