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synonyms for asphyxia

  • coma
  • slumber
  • trance
  • amazement
  • anesthesia
  • apathy
  • bewilderment
  • dullness
  • hebetude
  • hypnosis
  • inertia
  • inertness
  • insensibility
  • languor
  • lassitude
  • lethargy
  • narcosis
  • numbness
  • petrifaction
  • sleep
  • somnolence
  • sopor
  • stupefaction
  • swoon
  • torpor
  • fainting
  • suspended animation
  • swooning
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antonyms for asphyxia

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  • consciousness
  • wakefulness
  • activity
  • interest
  • life
  • liveliness
  • sensibility
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How to use asphyxia in a sentence

“When the mom has covid and ends up with breathing problems, the baby could go into asphyxia in utero,” Pinheiro says.
BRAZIL’S MOST VULNERABLE ARE STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE THE STRESS OF COVIDJILL LANGLOISJUNE 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The legislation precludes most parents from suing their doctor and hospital in the event their child is born with severe brain damage as the result of oxygen deprivation or asphyxia during delivery.
FLORIDA PROGRAM TO AID BRAIN-DAMAGED INFANTS PUBLICLY EMBRACES REFORMS IT ONCE FOUGHTBY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND DANIEL CHANG, MIAMI HERALDMAY 5, 2021PROPUBLICA
Langenfeld said that based on the information he had, asphyxia was “more likely than other possibilities” to have caused Floyd’s cardiac arrest.
THE CONFLICTING AUTOPSIES AT THE HEART OF THE CHAUVIN TRIAL, EXPLAINEDRACHEL RAMIREZAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
In their opening statement, prosecutors said they would make the case that Floyd died of asphyxia, or insufficient oxygen, which was not mentioned in the county report.
THE CONFLICTING AUTOPSIES AT THE HEART OF THE CHAUVIN TRIAL, EXPLAINEDRACHEL RAMIREZAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
The law bars parents like Jean and Ruth Jacques from pursuing lawsuits against doctors and hospitals when a baby is born with catastrophic, even fatal, brain damage from oxygen deprivation or asphyxia during childbirth.
SHE CAN’T SUE HER DOCTOR OVER HER BABY’S DEATH. WHEN SHE SPOKE OUT, SHE WAS SILENCED AGAIN.BY CAROL MARBIN MILLER AND DANIEL CHANG, MIAMI HERALDAPRIL 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
Madame Rondet has, in the present century, invented a tube to be used in cases of restoration from asphyxia.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
It is feared that a sudden rush of science to the female brain would produce asphyxia in the female heart.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
During asphyxia by submersion the higher consciousness enters into a minute study of the life now running to its close.
REINCARNATIONTH. PASCAL
Of course he walked directly into the opening, and was dragged out in a condition of asphyxia.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
He had been buried by decomposed rock, and had died from asphyxia.
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
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