anoxia : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  severe hypoxia; absence of oxygen in inspired gases or in arterial blood or in the tissues

  • The cooling itself protects the brain from lack of oxygen (anoxia), has greatly advanced modern heart surgery.
  • He was half unconscious with anoxia.
  • On the way north, Widmark and Bella (in her film debut) give the customers an oozily perverse thrill as they drift, drugged with anoxia, like green, gasping fish through the red .
News & Articles

  • Global Anoxia Ruled Out As Main Culprit In the P-T Extinction
    Garin writes "The late Permian saw the greatest mass extinction event of all-time. The causes for this extinction are hotly debated, but one key piece of the puzzle has recently been revealed: while the deep-water environments were anoxic, shallower waters showed clear signs of being oxygenated. This rules out global anoxia, and strongly suggests that other factors, such as the Siberian Traps ...
    July 15, 2013 - Slashdot

  • Condoleezza Rice in GulfNews
    By braving all the difficulties of low temperature and anoxia,Chinese scientists have become the first to locate the highest icecap in Antarctica and set up an automatic weather station there, which laid solid foundations for collecting weather... Zeng Peiyan Xinhua Feb 7, 2005 4095 6089 ans I am not going to get into the details of our conversations but I think it would be quite obvious that the United States would not be supportive of extra-constitutional me-ans," Rice told journalists travelling with her to Turkey.

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