autoasphyxiation

noun

au·​to·​as·​phyx·​i·​a·​tion -as-ˌfik-sē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce autoasphyxiation (audio)
: asphyxiation of an organism by the products of its own metabolism

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“Autoasphyxiation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoasphyxiation. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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