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hypoxia
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Relatively complete absence of oxygen in one or more tissues.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/924.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/924
Used For
anoxia
cell hypoxia
hypoxemia
oxygen deficiency
tissue hypoxia
Broader Term
signs and symptoms (animals and humans)
signs and symptoms (plants)
Related Term
anaerobic conditions
dysoxia
oxygen
Spanish
hipoxia
Term Number
924