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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·phyx·ia /æsˈfɪksiə, əs-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 as·phyx·ia /æsˈfɪksɪə, əs-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·phyx·i·a As·phyx·y n.  Med. Apparent death, or suspended animation; the condition which results from interruption of respiration, as in suffocation or drowning, or the inhalation of poisonous or irrespirable gases.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon
          dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by
          choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas