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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

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

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.
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The new tool is programmed using patients who display agonal breathing so that it can detect it 97% of the time when the smart device is placed up to 6m away from a speaker generating the sounds.
The tool had to look for signs of agonal breathing against background noises, such as the sound of snoring, an air conditioner, and pets inside the house.
Whereas false negative rates for BD due to agonal activity are frequent, false positive rates of EEG have been poorly described and are caused either by surviving subcortical neuron or by confounding conditions [5].
Ten hours after her injury the patient presented to the Emergency Department with stridorous and agonal respirations with a profoundly decreased level of consciousness.
The animals were euthanized for autopsy when signs of imminent death (i.e., inability to maintain an upright position/tremor and/ or agonal breathing) were shown or at the end of the study by deep intraperitoneal anesthesia.
Asimismo, emerge en un clima espiritual de fuerte religiosidad, agonal, producto del cisma de la Reforma.
Su potencia radico entonces, no en la estrategia sino en su fuerza agonal. Su virtud emanaba, segun rezan los mitos, de la belleza de la palabra beligerante que se esgrimia libremente, porque su decir se ejercito de manera irrenunciable, como en el caso de Antigona (6) (Sofocles 2006).
El lugar comun de estas reflexiones es que "conservador" es un termino relacionai, mas politico que ideologico, que se define en un campo de fuerzas; no es un universal generico sino una nocion que se precisa en un espacio agonal frente a un oponente o adversario.
One of these patterns in conjunction with the presence one of the following criteria: a history of documented ventricular fibrillation, a history of documented ventricular tachycardia, family history of sudden cardiac death (SCD) before the age of 45, a family history of type 1 Brugada pattern ECG changes, nocturnal agonal respiration during sleep, unexplained syncope suggestive of tachyarrhythmia, or inducible ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation during electrophysiological study.
The anesthetized birds were processed following 5 steps (total duration 6-7 min/bird) (15): 1) manual killing by severing the right jugular vein with a scalpel blade, causing bleeding and agonal involuntary muscle contractions (1 min); 2) scalding in a covered pot (52-53[degrees]C/2 min); 3) manual defeathering (2 min); 4) evisceration and removal of head, feet, and internal organs (1.5 min); and 5) cleanup of processing area with water (0.5 min).
In the Greek city, the public realm "was permeated by a fiercely agonal spirit, where everybody had constantly to distinguish himself from all others, to show through unique deeds or achievements that he was the best of all" (Arendt, 1998, p.
En ese sentido, Odiseo no es Aquiles, el heroe propio de la cultura agonal, que va siempre "de frente"; sino que es precisamente 'polimetis', el fertil en recursos, que al escuchar el canto de las sirenas no salta, como el Butes de los argonautas, sino que urde una estratagema para burlar el peligro y a la vez oir el canto prohibido.