asfixia

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Etymology 1[edit]

From New Latin asphyxia, from Ancient Greek ἀσφυξία (asphuksía) "stopping of the pulse" ἀ- (a-) "not" + σφύξις (sphúksis) "pulse", from σφύζω (sphúzō) "I throb".

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Noun[edit]

asfixia f (plural asfixias)

  1. (pathology) asphyxia
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Verb[edit]

asfixia

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of asfixiar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of asfixiar.