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hypoxaemia

Saltos de línea: hyp|ox¦aemia
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪpɒkˈsiːmɪə
 
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(US hypoxemia)

Definición de hypoxaemia en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
1An abnormally low concentration of oxygen in the blood.
Example sentences
  • Indications for postoperative mechanical ventilation are respiratory acidosis, severe hypoxemia, atelectasis, and pneumonia.
  • Correcting a functional abnormality, such as hypoxemia with oxygen therapy, can preserve life while the lung undergoes healing.
  • The absence of tachypnoea is the most useful sign for ruling out pneumonia and hypoxaemia.

Origen

late 19th century: from hypo- (denoting an element in a low valency) + oxygen + -aemia.

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