Strangulate



verb (used with object), strangulated, strangulating.
1.
Pathology, Surgery. to compress or constrict (a duct, intestine, vessel, etc.) so as to prevent circulation or suppress function.
2.
to strangle.
verb (transitive)
1.
to constrict (a hollow organ, vessel, etc) so as to stop the natural flow of air, blood, etc, through it
2.
another word for strangle

strangulate stran·gu·late (strāng’gyə-lāt’)
v. stran·gu·lat·ed, stran·gu·lat·ing, stran·gu·lates

To strangle.

To compress, constrict, or obstruct a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid.

To be or become strangled, compressed, constricted, or obstructed.

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