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  • adj. Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.
  • adj. Lacking oxygen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of, pertaining to, or suffering from, anoxia.
  • adj. greatly deficient in, or totally lacking, oxygen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or marked by a severe deficiency of oxygen in tissues or organs

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Examples

  • Newly developing ocean basins, formed by plate tectonics and continental rifting, provide just the right conditions for rapid burial in anoxic waters.

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  • It's called anoxic depolarization and it primarily results from the brain getting insufficient blood and oxygen after a stroke, says Dr. Sergei Kirov, neuroscientist in the Medical College of Georgia Schools of Medicine and Graduate Studies.

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  • Dr. Sergei Kirov, a neuroscientist in the Medical College of Georgia Schools of Medicine and Graduate Studies, has revealed that it is called anoxic depolarisation, and it primarily results from the brain getting insufficient blood and oxygen after a stroke.

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  • Michail Yakimov, of the Institute of the Coastal Marine Environment, Messina, Italy, and his team that studies lakes of concentrated salt solution, known as anoxic hypersaline basins, on the floor of the Mediterranean, has discovered extremely diverse microbial communities on the surfaces of such lakes.

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  • His team studies lakes of concentrated salt solution, known as anoxic hypersaline basins, on the floor of the Mediterranean.

    Lockergnome

  • And all of those were patients who had suffered traumatic brain injury, not "anoxic" brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen from, say, cardiac arrest.

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  • The same plate tectonics that provides the locations and conditions for anoxic burial is also responsible for the geologic paths that these sedimentary basins subsequently take.

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  • If the delay is longer than five minutes, anoxic brain injury may occur.

    Giant Neck Masses (GNM), Cervical Teratoma

  • At that time, during the Silurian period, the matter that would eventually form the pebble was a patch of muck on a deep, anoxic sea bottom, where life was essentially nonexistent.

    Rock of Ages

  • This transporter may previously have transported citrate under anoxic conditions (43) or, alternatively, it may have transported another substrate in the presence of oxygen.

    Assessing Fault

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