hypoxia

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the depletion of oxygen in water caused by too great a supply of nutrients stimulating the growth of algae which use large amounts of oxygen as they decompose

Aviation

  • noun a medical condition in which not enough oxygen is supplied to the body

Food

  • noun a condition in which there is an unusually low concentration of oxygen in the blood and bodily tissues

Medical

  • noun an inadequate supply of oxygen to tissue as a result of a lack of oxygen in the arterial blood
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