meaning of Anoxic

Anoxic meaning in General Dictionary

of regarding or struggling with anoxia

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  • relating to or marked by a severe lack of oxygen in areas or body organs

Anoxic meaning in Medical Dictionary

Pertaining to anoxia, an absence or near lack of oxygen.

Anoxic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1920, Modern Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix, "not, without" (see an- (1)) + first couple of letters of air + -ic. Anoxia "oxygen deficiency" is attested from 1931.