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is·che·mic hy·pox·i·a

tissue hypoxia characterized by tissue oligemia and caused by arterial or arteriolar obstruction or vasoconstriction.

is·che·mic hy·pox·i·a

(is-kē'mik hī-pok'sē-ă)
Tissue hypoxia characterized by tissue oligemia and caused by arterial or arteriolar obstruction or vasoconstriction.
Synonym(s): ischaemic hypoxia.

is·che·mic hy·pox·i·a

(is-kē'mik hī-pok'sē-ă)
Tissue hypoxia characterized by tissue oligemia and caused by obstruction or vasoconstriction.
Synonym(s): ischaemic hypoxia.

hypoxia

a broad term meaning diminished availability of oxygen to the body tissues.
Its causes are many and varied. There may be a deficiency of oxygen in the atmosphere, as in altitude sickness, or a pulmonary disorder that interferes with adequate ventilation of the lungs. Anemia or circulatory deficiencies can lead to inadequate transport and delivery of oxygen to the tissues. Finally, edema or other abnormal conditions of the tissues themselves may impair the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the capillaries and the tissues. The effect of hypoxia is to reduce the functional activity of tissues. The initial response may be one of temporarily increased activity. Terminally the tissue may be irreparably damaged.

anemic hypoxia
due to inadequate supply of hemoglobin in the blood.
cerebral hypoxia
may be acute or chronic causing either a tremor-convulsion syndrome or one of longer term weakness, ataxia, apparent blindness and lethargy.
fetal hypoxia
occurs as a result of deprivation of the fetus of oxygen during parturition, because it is delayed or the umbilical cord pinched off. Clinically there is weakness, imbecility, disinclination to suck, possibly hypothermia. Foals experience a much more violent, convulsive or dummy syndrome. See also neonatal maladjustment syndrome. Called also intrapartum hypoxia.
intrapartum hypoxia
see fetal hypoxia (above).
ischemic hypoxia
insufficient oxygen in tissues because of an inadequate blood supply.
stagnant hypoxia
inadequate supply of oxygen to tissues because of slow rate of passage of the blood through the tissues.