hypoxemia

Definitions:

  • Insufficient oxygenation of the blood.
  • An abnormal <xref>deficiency</xref> in the concentration of <xref>oxygen</xref> in the <xref>blood</xref>, be it the partial pressure of oxygen (mm Hg), the content of oxygen (ml oxygen per dl of blood) or the per cent saturation of the blood's <xref>hemoglobin</xref>, singly or in combination.
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