asphyxiation definition

  • noun:
    • Death due to not enough air.
    • An acute lack of oxygen.
    • The act of causing asphyxia; circumstances of asphyxia.
    • The work of causing asphyxia; circumstances of asphyxia.
    • killing by depriving of air
    • the healthiness of becoming deprived of oxygen (as by having respiration stopped)

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