Descriptor English: Hypoxia
Descriptor Spanish: Hipoxia
Descriptor hipoxia
Entry term(s) anoxemia
deficiencia de oxígeno
déficit de oxígeno
Scope note: Concentraciones subóptimas de OXÍGENO en el ambiente de los organismos vivos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipóxia
Descriptor French: Hypoxie
Entry term(s): Anoxemia
Deficiencies, Oxygen
Deficiency, Oxygen
Oxygen Deficiencies
Oxygen Deficiency
Tree number(s): C23.888.852.079
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Sub-optimal OXYGEN levels in the ambient air of living organisms.
Annotation: do not confuse with HYPEROXIA; restrict to disease or clinical state in humans and vertebrates: do not use for anoxic or hypoxic state in invertebrates or micro-organisms (= OXYGEN or ANAEROBIOSIS); FETAL HYPOXIA, HYPOXIA, BRAIN and CELL HYPOXIA are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2017; for HYPOXIA see ANOXIA 1999-2016
History Note: 2017 (1966)
Related: Hypoxia, Brain MeSH
Hypoxia-Ischemia, Brain MeSH
DeCS ID: 874
Unique ID: D000860
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/07
Hypoxia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001285
Scope note Sub-optimal OXYGEN levels in the ambient air of living organisms.
Preferred term Hypoxia
Entry term(s) Deficiencies, Oxygen
Deficiency, Oxygen
Oxygen Deficiencies
Oxygen Deficiency
Hypoxemia - Narrower
Concept UI M0001283
Preferred term Hypoxemia
Anoxia - Broader
Concept UI M0001284
Scope note Relatively complete absence of oxygen in one or more tissues.
Preferred term Anoxia
Anoxemia - Narrower
Concept UI M0001282
Preferred term Anoxemia

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