stagnant hypoxia


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Noun1.stagnant hypoxia - hypoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation (such as follows congestive cardiac failure)
hypoxia - oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency
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This type of hypoxia is often referred to as circulatory hypoxia or stagnant hypoxia.
Stagnant hypoxia occurs when blood flow is inadequate, or there is blood pooling.