Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching the tissues.
- ‘This is not easy, as too little fluid will cause hypoperfusion whereas too much will lead to oedema that will cause tissue hypoxia.’
- ‘These hemorrhagic and hemolytic events would result in tissue hypoxia that would, in turn, stimulate erythropoiesis.’
- ‘Increased hypoxia in local tissues, marked oedema of the toes, or development of venous hypertension may be involved.’
- ‘Oxygen is cheap, widely available, and used in a range of settings and conditions to relieve or prevent tissue hypoxia.’
- ‘The hypothetical role of tissue hypoxia also needs to be explored.’
- 1.1 Oxygen deficiency in a biotic environment.‘aquatic hypoxia’
- ‘Emersion results in hypoxia in many aquatic crustaceans.’
1940s: from hypo- (denoting an element in a low valency) + oxygen + -ia.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.