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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.
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(Pathology) deficiency in the amount of oxygen delivered to the body tissues
[C20: from hypo- + oxy-2 +-ia]
hypoxic adj
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(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.
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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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"There are individuals who are blatantly promoting this challenge as something fun and do not realise what bone chilling consequences it might have: Choking and having all oxygen supply cut off, resulting in a condition called cerebral hypoxia, which can potentially be fatal.
As soon as this blood centralisation period is expired, the multiorgan failure leading to death can occur, if the point-of-care is not available to take over the initial body's response to trauma [Ahmad and Hashmi 2018].5 The cerebral hypoxia switches off the sympathetic drive to set the body in a vicious cycle of failure.
Erich Schmutzhard defined neurocritical care as the intensive care management of patients with life-threatening neurological and neurosurgical illnesses like severe stroke, intracranial haemorrhage, severe traumatic brain injury, acute cerebral hypoxia and anoxia, life threatening infectious and inflammatory diseases of the nervous system to technical issues like intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure.
Mouth breathers are more likely to have cerebral hypoxia or a reduced supply of oxygen to the brain.
He said the post-mortem had concluded he died from cerebral hypoxia as a result of choking on food.
Zoe died from cerebral hypoxia, which involves a reduced supply of oxygen to the brain, her inquest was told in May.
Cruz, "On-line monitoring of global cerebral hypoxia in acute brain injury.
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].
(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.