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1. Absence of oxygen.
2. A pathological deficiency of oxygen, especially hypoxia.
an·ox′ic (-ŏk′sĭk) adj.
1. lack or absence of oxygen
2. (Pathology) a deficiency of oxygen in tissues and organs. Compare hypoxia
[C20: from an- + ox(ygen) + -ia]
an•ox•i•a(ænˈɒk si ə, əˈnɒk-)
1. lack of oxygen, as in suffocation.
a condition charaeterized by insufficient oxygen in the tissues.See also: Disease and Illness
Lack of oxygen, often caused by an obstruction to the blood supply.
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|Noun||1.||anoxia - severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues|
hypoxia - oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency
anemic anoxia - anoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin
anoxic anoxia - anoxia resulting from defective oxygenation of the blood in the lungs