respiratory arrest


: a state in which one stops breathing
The hospital reported an increase in respiratory arrests.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Because of their small size, their bite is often painless, but the toxin acts fast, causing respiratory arrest, heart failure, paralysis, blindness, and eventually death from suffocation. Steven Hill, Field & Stream, 20 Mar. 2023

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“Respiratory arrest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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