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1. hypoxia

noun. ['haɪˈpɑːksiːə'] oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency.

Synonyms

  • ischemic hypoxia
  • drive
  • anoxia
  • hypoxic hypoxia
  • stagnant hypoxia
  • asphyxiation
  • suffocation
  • anemic hypoxia
  • asphyxia

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract
  • hypocapnia

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Words that Rhyme with Hypoxia

  • eudoxia

Example sentences of the word hypoxia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Breathing the gas can cause hypoxia, which is a form of oxygen deprivation that can lead to death.

2. Noun, plural
Prolonged hypoxia can cause permanent damage to body cells.

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