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Dozens were killed during the attack, mostly from smoke inhalation.
McGrath said a firefighter suffered minor injuries and five people were treated for smoke inhalation.
Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said the bodies were found in smoky rooms by firefighters and all died from suffocation and smoke inhalation.
One occupant of the home was checked for possible smoke inhalation, the release stated.
Stark said the couple were not burned but that Wanda Bucklinger suffered injuries from smoke inhalation.
And the opposite of this—very quick, short inhalations repeated over and over—revs you up.
Officials said five people were treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation, but none was seriously injured.
Safra, 67, and a member of his staff died of smoke inhalation after locking themselves in a bathroom, and a bodyguard was wounded trying to fend off one of the knife-wielding attackers.
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First Known Use of inhalation
INHALATION Defined for Kids
Definition of inhalation for Students
: the act or an instance of breathing or drawing in by breathing
Medical Definition of inhalation
1: the act or an instance of inhaling; specifically : the action of drawing air into the lungs by means of a complex of essentially reflex actions that involve changes in the diaphragm and in muscles of the abdomen and thorax which cause enlargement of the chest cavity and lungs resulting in production of relatively negative pressure within the lungs so that air flows in until the pressure is restored to equality with that of the atmosphere
2: material (as medication) to be taken in by inhaling
inhalational\-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective
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