asphyxiant

noun

as·​phyx·​i·​ant -sē-ənt How to pronounce asphyxiant (audio)
: an agent (as a gas) capable of causing asphyxia

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“Asphyxiant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/asphyxiant. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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