Definición de anoxia en inglés:

anoxia

Saltos de línea: an¦oxia
Pronunciación: /aˈnɒksɪə
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] technical
  • 1An absence of oxygen.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Lack of oxygen or anoxia is a common environmental challenge which plants have to face throughout their life.
    • Tolerance to anoxia is relevant to wetland species, rice cultivation and transient waterlogging of agricultural crops.
    • Sugar availability plays an important role in plant tolerance to anoxia.
  • 1.1 Medicine An absence or deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues; severe hypoxia: death due to anoxia resulting from strangulation
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    • Cold injury is believed to occur due to anoxia resulting from circulatory insufficiency as well as the direct freezing effect of cold on the exposed parts.
    • Deaths and permanent neurological damage from anoxia have occurred when surgeons have unwisely performed immediate consecutive bilateral thoracoscopy rather than two separate operations.
    • He added that these injuries can be very severe because facial injuries received often affect breathing, which leads to anoxia which can result in brain damage.

Derivativos

anoxic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was determined that the patient had suffered severe anoxic brain damage as a result of the cardiac arrest.
  • He allegedly was over sedated and consequently suffered cardiopulmonary arrest with an ensuing irreversible anoxic brain injury.
  • He assumes that anoxic damage to the brain obliterates all consciousness.

Origen

1930s: from an-1 + ox(ygen) + -ia1.

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