Definitions for hypoxiahaɪˈpɒk si ə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hy•pox•i•ahaɪˈpɒk si ə(n.)
an abnormal condition of the body in which oxygen intake or use is inadequate.
Origin of hypoxia:
oxygen deficiency causing a very strong drive to correct the deficiency
A condition in which tissues (especially the blood) are deprived of an adequate supply of oxygen; anoxia
A reduced concentration of dissolved oxygen in an aquatic environment.