Anoxia vs Hypoxia what difference

what is difference between Anoxia and Hypoxia

English

Etymology

From an- +‎ ox(ygen) +‎ -ia.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ænˈɒk.si.ə/

Noun

anoxia (uncountable)

  1. A condition in which a tissue or environment is severely or totally deprived of oxygen, severe hypoxia.

Derived terms

  • anoxic

Translations

See also

  • asphyxia

Portuguese

Noun

anoxia f (plural anoxias)

  1. (pathology) anoxia (condition in which a tissue or environment is totally deprived of oxygen)

Spanish

Noun

anoxia f (plural anoxias)

  1. anoxia

Related terms

  • anóxico

Further reading

  • “anoxia” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.


English

Etymology

hypo- (under) +‎ oxygen +‎ -ia

Noun

hypoxia (countable and uncountable, plural hypoxias)

  1. (pathology) A condition in which tissues (especially the blood) are deprived of an adequate supply of oxygen; anoxia [from 1940s]
  2. A reduced concentration of dissolved oxygen in an aquatic environment.

Derived terms

  • hypoxial
  • hypoxic
  • pseudohypoxia

Related terms

  • normoxia

Translations

See also

  • anoxia
  • altitude sickness
  • hyperoxia
  • hypoxemia

Further reading

  • hypoxia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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