Definition of asphyxiation
- The autopsy showed that the cause of death was asphyxiation.
- Pliny the Elder did not die of falling pumice, but of asphyxiation, as he breathed noxious fumes from the eruption.
- —Sidney Perkowitz
- Asphyxiation at birth caused permanent impairment of his nerve-signaling system …
- —Ann Geracimos
- In rats, mice, and rabbits ciguatera poison causes death by asphyxiation.
- —Kwang-ming Li