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an·ox·e·mi·a

(an'ok-sē'mē-ă)
Absence of oxygen in arterial blood; formerly used to include the moderate decrease in oxygen, now properly distinguished as hypoxemia.
Synonym(s): anoxaemia.
[G. an- priv. + oxygen + G. haima, blood]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anoxaemia

An abnormal or extreme reduction in the oxygen content of the blood. Literal anoxaemia is incompatible with life and, as commonly used, the term is incorrect.
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an·ox·e·mi·a

(an'ok-sē'mē-ă)
Absence of oxygen in arterial blood; formerly often used to include moderate decrease in oxygen now properly distinguished as hypoxemia.
Synonym(s): anoxaemia.
[G. an- priv. + oxygen + G. haima, blood]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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