asphyxia

[ as-fik-see-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF asphyxia
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But the asphyxia was not caused by escaping illuminating-gas.

As one tells us, "such a death is frightful, it is the asphyxia of the soul!"

How the devil are you to get your fellow out of that state of asphyxia?

In the case of asphyxia, people often fail to effect their object.

The convulsions do not depend on asphyxia, and with a small dose may be absent.

He had been buried by decomposed rock, and had died from asphyxia.

Animals placed in a globe full of nitrogen perish of asphyxia.

There are three modes in which death may occur: Syncope; asphyxia; coma.

The first sensation to return to me was a sort of repetition of the asphyxia.

Asphyxia is from the Greek, and means an "absence of pulse."

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