Asphyxiant Definition

ăs-fĭksē-ənt
adjective
Causing or tending to cause asphyxia.
Webster's New World
Inducing or tending to induce asphyxia.
American Heritage Medicine

That can cause asphyxiation.

Wiktionary
noun
An asphyxiant substance or condition.
Webster's New World
A substance, such as a toxic gas, or an event, such as drowning, that induces asphyxia.
American Heritage Medicine

Any substance that can cause asphyxia.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Asphyxiant

Noun

Singular:
asphyxiant
Plural:
asphyxiants

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