Definition of Asphyxia. Meaning of Asphyxia. Synonyms of Asphyxia

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Definition of Asphyxia

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Asphyxial
Asphyxial As*phyx"i*al, a. Of or relating to asphyxia; as, asphyxial phenomena.
Asphyxiate
Asphyxiate As*phyx"i*ate, v. t. To bring to a state of asphyxia; to suffocate. Note: [Used commonly in the past pple.]
Asphyxiated
Asphyxiated As*phyx"i*a`ted, Asphyxied As*phyx"ied, p. p. In a state of asphyxia; suffocated.
Asphyxiation
Asphyxiation As*phyx`i*a"tion, n. The act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia.

Meaning of Asphyxia from wikipedia

- Asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from abnormal breathing. An example of asphyxia is choking...
- Positional asphyxia, also known as postural asphyxia, is a form of asphyxia which occurs when someone's position prevents the person from breathing adequately...
- Traumatic asphyxia, or Perthes's syndrome, is a medical emergency caused by an intense compression of the thoracic cavity, causing venous back-flow from...
- Perinatal asphyxia (also known as neonatal asphyxia or birth asphyxia) is the medical condition resulting from deprivation of oxygen to a newborn infant...
- called a gasper. Erotic asphyxiation can lead to accidental death due to asphyxia. The erotic interest in asphyxiation is classified as a paraphilia in the...
- Asphyxia is a condition of deficient supply of oxygen to the body. It may also refer to: Mount Asphyxia Asphyxia (film), a 2017 Iranian neo-noir film "Asphyxia"...
- Asphyxia is a 2017 Iranian neo-noir film written, produced and directed by Fereydoun Jeyrani and starring Navid Mohammadzadeh, Elnaz Shakerdoust, Mahaya...
- to be fatal; limited or interrupted strangling is practised in erotic asphyxia, in the choking game, and is an important technique in many combat sports...
- Mount Asphyxia, also known as Mount Curry, is a prominent volcanic cone reaching to 550 metres (1,800 ft), forming the summit of Zavodovski Island, northernmost...
- Asphyxia is a Deaf Australian artist, writer, activist and public speaker. Formerly a puppeteer, she is the author of the children's series The Grimstones...