oxygen starvation

oxygen starvation

Localized corrosion of metals in the presence of an electrolyte, due to a smothering or poultice action or resulting from a crevice between metal parts or between the metal and another material.
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By the time doctors revived her, she had "permanent severe brain damage", from oxygen starvation.
But once a tumor starts to grow, oxygen starvation may fuel its growth.
He died the following day at Cardiff's University Hospital Wales having suffered irreversible brain injuries caused by oxygen starvation.
The result was oxygen starvation and permanent brain damage.
Mr Jones said no post-mortem was carried out but doctors said he suffered severe oxygen starvation to the brain as a result of being in the sea.
Mr Jones said no post mortem was carried out but doctors said he suffered severe oxygen starvation to the brain as a result of being in the sea.
The couple's first child, called Ford, died of brain damage caused by oxygen starvation at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital on October 3, 2010.
The predictable result is the slow oxygen starvation of cells serviced by those capillaries.
Live race tips from your helicopter pilot and a post-crash rewind feature (which will cost you precious seconds) are nice touches, but the new Survive It courses really stand out, in which you try to outlive giant avalanches, oxygen starvation and other extreme factors (sometimes requiring the use of an awesome wingsuit).
However, the air will be constantly monitored to make sure he doesn't suffer from oxygen starvation.
The six-year-old, who cannot be named due to his extreme vulnerability, faces a lifetime of dependence on others after suffering oxygen starvation during his birth at Sunderland Royal Hospital in 2004.