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agonal

 [ag´o-nal]
pertaining to death or extreme suffering.

ag·o·nal

(ag'on-ăl),
Relating to the process of dying or the moment of death, so called because of the notion that dying is a painful process or a struggle with death.

agonal

/ag·o·nal/ (ag´ah-n'l) pertaining to or occurring just before death.

agonal

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

agonal

[ag′ənəl]
Etymology: Gk, agon, struggle
pertaining to death and dying.

agonal

adjective Referring to that which occurs immediately before or at the time of death; terminal.

agonal

adjective Relating to that which occurs just before death

ag·o·nal

(ag'ŏ-năl)
Relating to struggles preceding death.
[G. agōn, contest, struggle]

agonal

Relating to the events occurring in the last moments of life, such as the cessation of breathing or the heartbeat.

agonal

pertaining to death or extreme suffering.

agonal gasp
the spasmodic open mouth with contraction of the diaphragm and retraction of the hyoid apparatus which occurs at death.
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Desde este punto de vista, se excede el codigo de la guerra y el honor griego (Ortiz, 2015), pues al trickster no le interesa la arete, el honor, ya que realmente posee un espiritu antiheroico (Mata, 2006); no pretende competir bajo unas reglas ni por fraternidad de clase, sino subvertir precisamente el ambito agonal aristocratico, reconvirtiendo ese pacto o intercambio de dones (Mauss, 2009).
At the end of the proceedings the coroner said that he would be writing a report to NHS Pathways to ensure that tools were made available to ambulance trusts to help call handlers respond to cases of agonal breathing.
La identidad de estos indigenas, al contrario que la de los primitivos de las etnografias clasicas, es comprendida como el resultado contingente de un proceso agonal, plural y estrategico.
Responding to the violence of agonal sovereignty calls for a different method: an ethic of inventorying the scattered.
4) La totalidad de la vida para los griegos debe ser vista como una contienda agonal.
95) Arendt plantea la cuestion metafisica matizada mediante el espiritu agonal de los ciudadanos y la fundacion de la polis como antidoto a la fragilidad de los asuntos humanos.
DAY " He added it was also possible what Mr McManus had described was agonal breathing - gasping breaths which can be seen around the time the heart stops.
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Monthly wise census of artefacts Table--II Artefacts Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Decom position -- 1 3 4 7 3 2 Burns 1 -- 2 2 1 Rigor mortis 1 1 2 2 -- 1 Agonal 1 Animal & insect activity 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 Thera peutic 1 1 1 1 1 Resusci tation 1 1 2 1 Total 3 5 7 11 16 7 4 Artefacts Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total Decom position 2 1 1 1 1 26 Burns 1 1 8 Rigor mortis 1 1 9 Agonal 1 1 3 Animal & insect activity 1 2 1 13 Thera peutic 1 1 7 Resusci tation 1 1 1 8 Total 4 5 5 4 3 74
A este nivel del conflicto agonal, quien pretende resistir un golpe tiene o no ejercito propio.
Por el contrario, una vibrante vida democratica requiere la distincion entre izquierda y derecha, pues tal distincion, lejos de ser inutil, expresa el caracter agonal de la politica.