Subnormal oxygenation of arterial blood, short of anoxia. [hypo- + oxygen, + G. haima, blood]

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hyp·ox·emia or chiefly Brit hyp·ox·ae·mia .hip-.äk-'sē-mē-ə, .hī-.päk- n deficient oxygenation of the blood
hyp·ox·emic or chiefly Brit hyp·ox·ae·mic -mik adj

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hy·pox·emia (hi″pok-seґme-ə) [hyp- + ox- + -emia] deficient oxygenation of the blood; cf. hypoxia.

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