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, cyanosis, diarrhea, dizziness, dropsy, drowning, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, edema, emaciation, fainting, fatigue, fever, fibrillation, flux, garrote, growth, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hydrops, hypertension, hypotension, icterus, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, itching, jaundice, killing, labored breathing, liver death, low blood pressure, lumbago, marasmus, megadeath, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, pain, paralysis, pruritus, rash, rheum, sclerosis, seizure, serum death, shock, skin eruption, smotheration, smothering, sneezing, sore, spasm, starvation, stifling, strangling, strangulation, suffocation, tabes, tachycardia, throttling, tumor, upset stomach, vertigo, violent death, vomiting, wasting, watery grave

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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 — n. [Gr. an, without; sphyzein, pulse, respiratrion; L. tion, denotes act] Act of causing axphysia; suffocation …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 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

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