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hy·pox·ic

(hī-pok'sik),
Denoting or characterized by hypoxia.

hy·pox·ic

(hī-pok'sik)
Denoting or characterized by hypoxia.

hypoxic

a state of hypoxia.

hypoxic cell sensitizers
compounds that selectively sensitize hypoxic tumor cells to the effects of radiation.
hypoxic vasoconstriction
reduced oxygen supply to tissues causes local vasoconstriction and diversion of the blood to other tissues.
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In addition, at each sample period between 8 h and 72 h after hypoxic immersion, the pH of the seawater surrounding each live oyster was analyzed using a Cole Parmer combination micro pH electrode and Orion Two Star pH meter.
The researchers believe the more Glut-1 detected, the more hypoxic cancer cells there are; it can therefore be used as a marker to help doctors formulate the best treatment.
The hypoxic chambers were opened in the summer along with a sleep deprivation apartment.
Oxygen paradox refers to the situation where a hypoxic aviator's symptoms get worse after he/she begins breathing supplemental oxygen.
Compared with those offish getting sufficient oxygen, sex-hormone concentrations in lab-reared hypoxic fish were extremely low.
Similar problems have created hypoxic areas in the northern Adriatic Sea, Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Thailand.
These reports and our findings of increased plasma concentrations of activin A in newborns who developed IVH suggest that increased activin A concentrations are a direct indication of increased production in the central nervous system as a response to acute hypoxic neuronal damage.
Capt Thomson's hypoxic symptoms quickly increased and he started seeing black spots and became very sleepy.
Even though hypoxic concerns erupted for the fifth year in a row, the events are still considered an anomaly, Barth said.
The Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) recently held a special seminar with agribusiness leaders, academics and government officials to update the ag industry on the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone.
The United Nations warns such dead zones are becoming more common globally and that the number of seasonal hypoxic areas has doubled each decade since the 1960s.
McMurtry, Exaggerated hypoxic pulmonary hypertension in endothelin B receptor-deficient rats, Am.
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