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ag·o·nal

 (ăg′ə-nəl)
adj.
Associated with or relating to great pain, especially the agony of death.

agonal

(ˈæɡənəl)
adj
relating to agony, esp before death

ag•o•nal

(ˈæg ə nl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or symptomatic of agony, esp. paroxysmal distress, as the death throes.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agonal - pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)agonal - pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)
Translations

agonal

adj agónico
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But the baby revived by himself 90 minutes later, despite medical staff dismissing his breath sounds as "postdeath agonal gasps"and "spinal reflexes."
Some of the changes from last time were:--more use of nitrile gloves being worn for everything, video of using a defibrillator and guidelines, asking the patient's consent, if patient suitably conscious, fill in two accident forms ideally and keep one 8 years and to count 'agonal gasps' as not breathing.