n. [Gr. an, without; sphyzein, pulse, respiratrion; L. -tion, denotes act]Act of causing axphysia; suffocation.
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Asphyxiation — As*phyx i*a tion, n. The act of causing asphyxia; a state of asphyxia. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
asphyxiation — 1866, noun of action from ASPHYXIATE (Cf. asphyxiate) (q.v.) … Etymology dictionary
asphyxiation — asphyxiate ► VERB ▪ kill or be killed by asphyxia; suffocate. DERIVATIVES asphyxiation noun … English terms dictionary
asphyxiation — noun 1. the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped) asphyxiation is sometimes used as a form of torture • Syn: ↑suffocation • Derivationally related forms: ↑asphyxiate, ↑suffocate (for: ↑suffoc … Useful english dictionary
asphyxiation — noun see asphyxiate … New Collegiate Dictionary
Asphyxiation — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 R09.0 Asphyxie … Deutsch Wikipedia
asphyxiation — See asphyxiate. * * * … Universalium
asphyxiation — noun a) Death due to lack of oxygen. b) An acute lack of oxygen … Wiktionary
asphyxiation — The production of, or the state of, asphyxia. * * * as·phyx·i·a·tion (as fik″se aґshən) the causing of or state of asphyxia. Called also suffocation … Medical dictionary
asphyxiation — Synonyms and related words: abscess, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxia, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, backache, bleeding, blennorhea, burking, cachexia, cachexy, chill, chills, choke, choking, colic, constipation, convulsion, coughing,… … Moby Thesaurus