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Anemic hypoxia

Definition of the noun anemic hypoxia

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noun

  1. hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of hemoglobin
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: hypoxia = oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency

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Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

ANEMIC HYPOXIA: hypoxia due to reduction of the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood as a result of a decrease in the total hemoglobin or an alteration of the hemoglobin constituents. ANENCEPHALY: absence of cerebral hemispheres, ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

Anemic hypoxia is the reduction of the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood as a result of a decrease in the total hemoglobin or as the result of an alteration of the hemoglobin constituents. hypsokinesis A backward swaying or falling in erect ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

see anemic hypoxia. anaemic infarct [Br.] see anemic infarct.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

As aresult ofhemoglobin'shigh relative affinity for carbon monoxidecomparedto oxygen and the resulting production of carboxyhemoglobin, decreased delivery ofoxygen to tissuesoccurs, resulting in anemic hypoxia and metabolicand ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

See anemic hypoxia. anemic hypoxian. Hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of functional hemoglobin or a reduced number of erythrocytes. anemic murmur n. A nonvalvular murmur heard on auscultation of the heart and large ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

Anemic hypoxia is characterized by a lower than normal oxygencarrying capacity with normal arterial pO2 and blood flow. It is due primarily to agents that affect the oxygen-carrying capacity of hemoglobin, such as carbon dioxide, or chemicals ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

anemic hypoxia. anoxic a. anoxia resulting from interference with the source of oxygen. Cf. hypoxic hypoxia. histotoxic a. particularly severe histotoxic hypoxia . myocardial a. failure of coronary blood flow to keep up with myocardial needs.

Google previewCompact American Medical Dictionary (1998)

A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company

anemic hypoxia n. Hypoxia resulting from a decreased concentration of functional hemoglobin or a reduced number of erythrocytes. anemic murmur n. A nonvalvulat murmur heatd on auscultation of the heatt and latge ...

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