What Is Hypoxia? - Definition, Types, Symptoms & Causes


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What does hypoxia mean?

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1. Which term is often used interchangeably with hypoxia?

2. Which one of the following is NOT a symptom of hypoxia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your understanding of hypoxia with the quiz and worksheet. The quiz covers information such as treatment for hypoxia and common causes of hypoxia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on:

  • Another term for hypoxia
  • Hypoxia's causes
  • The definition of hypoxia
  • Treatment for this condition
  • Symptoms of hypoxia

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hypoxia
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of hypoxia
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about another term used to describe hypoxia

Additional Learning

To recall material related to hypoxia, read through the brief lesson titled What is Hypoxia? - Definition, Types, Symptoms & Causes. Find these objectives in the lesson:

  • Identify what hypoxia is
  • Recall the different conditions and diseases that can result in hypoxia
  • Understand the physical symptoms of hypoxia and how it is treated
  • Review the definition of hemoglobin