Examples from the Web for agonal
He was lying on a carriage, his respirations were slow, spasmodic, described as agonal.
Still, we have patients in the state, as far as cyanosis and agonal type respiration, who are resuscitatable.
These are referred to sometimes as chin jerk, tracheal tug or agonal muscles of respiration.
What do you mean by "agonal" if I may interrupt you for just a moment there, Doctor?