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asphyxia

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

(ă-sfiks-iă)

suffocation: a life-threatening condition in which oxygen is prevented from reaching the tissues by obstruction of or damage to any part of the respiratory system.

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Asphyxia

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James.

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Forensic Medicine. 4453 words.

Definitions and historical perspective - Clinical features of asphyxia - Strangulation - Hanging - Compression asphyxia - Smothering - Choking - Autoerotic asphyxia - Drowning

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asphyxia

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 120 words.

A term that means loss of pulse, but which is applied to a whole series of conditions that occur when breathing and the heart beat stops. If not treated quickly, asphyxia deprives tissues...

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traumatic asphyxia

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Asphyxia caused by restriction of the movement of the chest wall as happens when a person is crushed or buried.

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postural asphyxia

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 45 words.

Death by asphyxia (lack of oxygen) brought on by the position of the body or compression of the chest and

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traumatic asphyxia

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 22 words.

Asphyxia caused by restriction of the movement of the chest wall as happens when a person is crushed or buried.

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traumatic asphyxia

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 22 words.

Asphyxia caused by restriction of the movement of the chest wall as happens when a person is crushed or buried.

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asphyxia n.

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 74 words.

suffocation: a life-threatening condition in which oxygen is prevented from reaching the tissues by obstruction of or damage to any part of the respiratory system. Drowning, choking, and...

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Resistances to asphyxia

Robert Elsner.

in Diving Seals and Meditating Yogis

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 4197 words.

This chapter examines asphyxial tolerance in mammals. The seal's characteristic adaptations for long breath-holding provide a model of mammalian asphyxial endurance obviously greater than...

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Autoerotic Asphyxia and Asphyxiophilia

Stephen Hucker.

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders

November 2016; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Psychology; Clinical Adult Psychology. 6143 words.

Deliberate self-hanging for sexual arousal has been variously termed sexual asphyxia, autoerotic asphyxia, asphyxiophilia, eroticized repetitive hangings, hypoxyphilia, and Kotzwarraism....

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asphyxia

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

(ă-sfiks-iă)

suffocation: a life-threatening condition in which oxygen is prevented from reaching the tissues by obstruction of or damage to any part of the respiratory system.

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See overview in Oxford Index

asphyxia

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 10 words.

Severe deficiency of oxygen, usually a result of suffocation.

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asphyxia

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 23 words.

A state of unconsciousness as the result of anoxia or *hypoxia and increased carbon dioxide in blood and tissue. ...

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asphyxia

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Suffocation dues to inhalation of toxic gases.

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asphyxia

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Suffocation due to inhalation of toxic gases.

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asphyxia

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 8 words.

Suffocation due to inhalation of toxic gases.

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asphyxia

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 154 words.

Death caused by lack of oxygen to the brain, also called anoxial death. It is a *mechanism of death

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asphyxia

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 29 words.

The lack of oxygen to cells of the body generally caused by obstruction of airways, e.g. by strangulation or misplaced

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asphyxia

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 29 words.

The lack of oxygen to cells of the body generally caused by obstruction of airways, e.g. by strangulation or misplaced

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asphyxia

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 73 words.

n. suffocation: a life-threatening condition in which oxygen is prevented from reaching the tissues by obstruction of or damage to

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asphyxia

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 51 words.

The first refers to the condition of having insufficient oxygen resulting in suffocation. The second is the action of producing

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