Anoxic vs Suboxic - What's the difference?

anoxic | suboxic |


As adjectives the difference between anoxic and suboxic

is that anoxic is suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen while suboxic is describing a zone of water, between the oxic and anoxic zones, in which the concentration of oxygen (and sulfur) is very low.

anoxic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.
  • Lacking oxygen.
  • suboxic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Describing a zone of water, between the oxic and anoxic zones, in which the concentration of oxygen (and sulfur) is very low