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Definition of Hypoxia

Hypoxia: A lower-than-normal concentration of oxygen in arterial blood, as opposed to anoxia, a complete lack of blood oxygen. Hypoxia will occur with any interruption of normal respiration.


Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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