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an·ox·i·a

 (ăn-ŏk′sē-ə)
n.
1. Absence of oxygen.
2. A pathological deficiency of oxygen, especially hypoxia.

[an- + ox(o)- + -ia.]

an·ox′ic (-ŏk′sĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.anoxic - relating to or marked by a severe deficiency of oxygen in tissues or organs
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anoxic

[əˈnɒksɪk] ADJanóxico
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an·ox·ic

a. anóxico-a, rel. o causado por falta de oxígeno.
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