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hypoxia
American English: /haɪˈpɑksiə/
British English: /hʌɪˈpɒksɪə/

Translation of hypoxia in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Increased hypoxia in local tissues, marked oedema of the toes, or development of venous hypertension may be involved.
    • This is not easy, as too little fluid will cause hypoperfusion whereas too much will lead to oedema that will cause tissue hypoxia.
    • These hemorrhagic and hemolytic events would result in tissue hypoxia that would, in turn, stimulate erythropoiesis.

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