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Hypoxic

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Definition

adjective

(environment) Partial lack or oxygen.

(pathology) Pertaining to or suffering from hypoxia.


Supplement

Dead zones, as example, are hypoxic (low-oxygen) areas in the world's oceans.


Compare: oxic, anoxic, hyperoxic.
See also: hypoxia, compensatory polycythemia.