asphyxiant


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as·phyx·i·ant

 (ăs-fĭk′sē-ənt)
adj.
Inducing or tending to induce asphyxia.
n.
A substance, such as a toxic gas, or an event, such as drowning, that induces asphyxia.

asphyxiant

(æsˈfɪksɪənt)
adj
(Pathology) causing asphyxia
n
(Pathology) anything that causes asphyxia: carbon monoxide is an asphyxiant.
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Enfin, la Bolivie, sanctionnee debut novembre de deux defaites sur tapis vert pour avoir aligne un joueur non eligible, a abandonne la derniere place en asphyxiant, malgre l'exclusion de Gabriel Valverde a l'heure de jeu, le Paraguay 1 a 0.
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CO is an asphyxiant and disrupts oxygen transport and delivery by interfering with oxygen binding to hemoglobin (Leikauf & Prows, 2001).
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A person exposed to an asphyxiant for a short time may be saved by immediately exposing him or her to fresh air.
Yet another monster is the Carbon monoxide (CO), a colourless and odorless gaseous asphyxiant, often called 'silent killer'.