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Synonyms for asphyxiation

Synonyms for asphyxiation

the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)


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TYRE, Lebanon: A 14-year-old boy died in a fire Wednesday night as he tried to save his home in Tyre, while his family members were transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for burns and asphyxiation.
He said that students and staff members who suffered from asphyxiation in the fire were rushed to the hospital.
Cause of the asphyxiation was not known", the DSP said.
Pathologist Dr Adman al-Badri said his diagnosis of asphyxiation was one he came to by exclusion, but said what he found included a haemorrhage behind one eye, plus burst blood vessels, and congested lungs - another sign of asphyxiation.
Authorities were initially told that prior to his death, he had complained he was not feeling well, but a post-mortem revealed that he had most probably died from asphyxiation.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 29 ( ANI ): Nearly all the 14 deaths, which includes 11 women, in Kamala Mills fire incident had happened due to asphyxiation and a proper exit-plan could have save those lives, said the Mumbai hospital, where bodies of the victims were sent for autopsy, on Friday.
The letters asserted that terrorists fired shells containing toxic gasses on residential neighborhoods in Aleppo more than once, including on October 31st when they targeted al-Hamadaniye neighborhood and al-Assad suburb with toxic gases, causing 48 cases of asphyxiation, while on November 3rd terrorists targeted with toxic gases including chlorine the area of Manian west of Aleppo, causing 8 cases of asphyxiation.
Earlier a force spokeswoman said: "We know that she died of asphyxiation.
People working in confined spaces face life-threatening hazards including toxic substances, electrocutions, explosions and asphyxiation.
A NEWCASTLE University student died of asphyxiation after a hospital doctor had handed out recreational drugs to friends who returned to his home after a night out.
ROME (TAP) - A fishing boat containing the bodies of about 30 people was discovered off coast of Sicily during rescue mission with cause of death believed to be asphyxiation.
LONDONERS and tourists will be aware of the long-running Poems on the Underground series, which gives commuters the chance to ponder brief and often abstract verse while suffering asphyxiation by crushing.
Glynis Solmaz, who died in Bryn Hafod, Caia Park, Wrexham on February 18, had been subjected to mechanical asphyxiation.
Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died accidentally from auto-erotic asphyxiation rather than suicide, state officials have said.
Summary: Muscat: The bodies of three Syrian sailors who died on Thursday due to asphyxiation while .