Hypoxia generically means a low level of oxygen. In different contexts it may refer to: In the body: Hypoxia, the reduction of oxygen in tissues below levels which are considered to be normal. Hypoxaemia, the reduction of oxygen specifically in the blood. Hypoxic hypoxia, hypoxia resulting from a defective mechanism of oxygenation in the lungs. Anoxia the extreme form of hypoxia where there is no oxygen present, an anoxic condition. Anaemic hypoxia is a state where the oxygen content of blo ...
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Cerebral Hypoxia
... Synonym(s): Hypoxia, Anoxia What is Cerebral Hypoxia? Cerebral hypoxia refers to a condition in which there is a decrease of oxygen supply to the brain even though there is adequate blood flow. D...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Cerebral Hypoxia Information Page
... Cerebral hypoxia refers to a condition in which there is a decrease of oxygen supply to the brain even though there is adequate blood flow. Drowning, strangling, choking, suffocation, cardiac arrest, ...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

   

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