Asphyxia neonatorum



asphyxia neonatorum

asphyxia neonatorum asphyxia ne·o·na·to·rum (nē’ō-nā-tôr’əm)
n.
Asphyxia occurring in a newborn.

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  • Asphyxial

    the extreme condition caused by lack of oxygen and excess of carbon dioxide in the blood, produced by interference with respiration or insufficient oxygen in the air; suffocation. Historical Examples He was in the asphyxial stage, all animation suspended, no beat of pulse, apparently dead. The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey The second stage is termed […]

  • Asphyxiant

    or tending to . an agent or substance. an condition. adjective causing asphyxia noun anything that causes asphyxia: carbon monoxide is an asphyxiant asphyxiant as·phyx·i·ant (ās-fĭk’sē-ənt) adj. Inducing or tending to induce asphyxia. n. A substance, such as a toxic gas, or an event, such as drowning, that induces asphyxia.



  • Asphyxiate

    to produce in. to cause to die or lose consciousness by impairing normal breathing, as by gas or other noxious agents; choke; suffocate; smother. to become asphyxiated. Historical Examples A tablespoonful poured on a cow-chip and rolled down a dog hole will asphyxiate the entire family. Bat Wing Bowles Dane Coolidge “To shoot—or poison—or asphyxiate,” […]

  • Asphyxiation

    to produce in. to cause to die or lose consciousness by impairing normal breathing, as by gas or other noxious agents; choke; suffocate; smother. to become asphyxiated. Contemporary Examples The cause of death may have been asphyxiation, but more tests were needed and will possibly take weeks. Tiona Rodriguez Charged After Dead Fetus Found in […]



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