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 (hī-pŏk′sē-ə, hĭ-)
1. Deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching body tissues.
2. Depletion of dissolved oxygen in aquatic environments to levels that are detrimental or fatal to aerobic organisms, often caused by eutrophication.

hy·pox′ic adj.


(Pathology) deficiency in the amount of oxygen delivered to the body tissues
[C20: from hypo- + oxy-2 +-ia]
hypoxic adj


(haɪˈpɒk si ə)
an abnormal condition of the body in which oxygen intake or use is inadequate.
[1940–45; hyp- + ox(y)-2 + -ia]
hy•pox′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoxia - oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency
drive - a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
anemic hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin
hypoxic hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from defective oxygenation of the blood in the lungs
ischemic hypoxia, stagnant hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation (such as follows congestive cardiac failure)
asphyxia - a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas
altitude sickness - effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes
anoxia - severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues
asphyxiation, suffocation - the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped); "asphyxiation is sometimes used as a form of torture"
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Cerebral hypoxia and ischemia with the decrease of aerobic glycolysis resulting from the termination of a cerebral perfusion are the key pathologic processes in stroke [4].
The coroner found she died drom cerebral hypoxia following a cardiac arrest, adding: "I am satisfied the surgery was carried out to a very high standard.
Delivoria-Papadopoulos, "Lipid free radical generation and brain cell membrane alteration following nitric oxide synthase inhibition during cerebral hypoxia in the newborn piglet," Journal of Neurochemistry, vol.
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is confirmed proinflammatory cytokine which plays central role in the inflammatory response following cerebral hypoxia ischemia (Loddick et al.
1) Prolonged cerebral hypoxia increases amyloid precursor protein production and [beta]-secretase activity.
Hanging usually results in cerebral hypoxia and decreased muscle tone around the neck.
However, it carries the risk of causing or aggravating cerebral hypoxia and ischaemia.
43] Alkali therapy, which can cause paradoxical CNS acidosis, was shown in an experimental study to produce cerebral hypoxia in dogs.
reported that apnea associated with an ALTE resulted in severe cerebral hypoxia, brain swelling, and intracranial hemorrhage.
Lactic acidosis and recovery of neuronal function following cerebral hypoxia in vitro.
Cerebral hypoxia, neurodegenerative disease and epileptic syndromes represent the main underlying causes (4).
Cerebral hypoxia has been proposed as the main cause of vasogenic cerebral edema in DKA (9).