smoke inhalation

noun

: a serious injury caused by breathing a lot of smoke
Several survivors of the fire are suffering from smoke inhalation.

Examples of smoke inhalation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The resident was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. Saman Shafiq, USA TODAY, 3 July 2024 The male homeowner was able to extinguish the fire before crews got there, authorities said, but he was later transported to a local hospital and treated for smoke inhalation. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 3 July 2024 She was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where she was treated for smoke inhalation and released. Graham Rayman, New York Daily News, 28 June 2024 One person was treated for smoke inhalation but no other injuries were reported. Stephen Hobbs, Sacramento Bee, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for smoke inhalation 

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“Smoke inhalation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smoke%20inhalation. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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