from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Absence of oxygen.
- n. A pathological deficiency of oxygen, especially hypoxia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A condition in which a tissue or environment is severely or totally deprived of oxygen, severe hypoxia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a physiological state in which insufficient oxygen reaches the tissues of the body, especially when of sufficient severity to cause permanent damage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues
an- + ox(o)- + -ia1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From an- + ox(ygen) + -ia. (Wiktionary)