anemic hypoxia


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Noun1.anemic hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobinanemic hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin
hypoxia - oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency
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Altered leukocyte count may be secondary to ischemic myocardial damage seen in anemic hypoxia. Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (N/L ratio) is a useful index of inflammation in ischemic heart diseases (IHD).
The reduced [O.sub.2] carrying capacity due to anemia is the definition of anemic hypoxia (Guyton & Hall, 2000).
Anemic hypoxia involves a reduction of functioning, circulating hemoglobin.