ischemic hypoxia

Medical Dictionary

ischemic hypoxia n.
Tissue hypoxia resulting from slower circulation through the tissues so that oxygen tension in capillaries is less than normal, even though saturation, content, and tension in arteries are normal. Also called stagnant anoxia.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
WordNet
ischemic hypoxia

noun
hypoxia resulting from slow peripheral circulation (such as follows congestive cardiac failure) 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature