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anoxia

[a′näk·sē·ə]
(medicine)
The failure of oxygen to gain access to, or to be utilized by, the body tissues.

anoxia

A condition caused by a total lack of oxygen in the blood or tissues of the body. This condition is preceded by hypoxia.
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Anoxic anoxia was deemed to be the mechanism for the loss of consciousness in these patients.
That would mean about 50 to 70 percent of today's oxygen levels, which is enough to change the oceans' anoxic status.
This indicates that the transformation of F1 into less mobilizable fractions in iron-amended soils under the anoxic condition is a long-term (>180 d) process, while it is a short-term (<60 d) process in iron-amended soils under the aerobic condition.
Their analysis suggested that up to half of the deep ocean had become oxygen depleted during OA2 and remained anoxic for an estimated half-million years before it recovered.
Some of the main intervals of hydrocarbon source rocks are supposed to be linked to the postulated Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAEs), which have been defined (Jenkyns and Clayton, 1986, 1997) on the basis of the presence of black shale facies (>5wt.%TOC; Bates and Jackson, 1987) worldwide.
The pre-anoxic chamber has volume of (8.0 L), oxidation chamber (18.5 L), and post anoxic chamber (10 L), and final settler (8.5 L).
A careful history is critical to establish the possibility of a recent anoxic event.
These intervals of black shale deposition are often referred to as Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAEs) 1a and 2, respectively.