a hernia, especially of the intestine, that swells and constricts the blood supply of the herniated part, resulting in obstruction and gangrene.
strangulated hernia n.
An irreducible hernia in which normal blood supply is arrested.
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 […]
noun, Pathology. 1. painful urination in which the urine is emitted drop by drop owing to muscle spasms of the urethra or urinary bladder. noun 1. (pathol) painful excretion of urine, drop by drop, caused by muscular spasms of the urinary tract strangury stran·gu·ry (strāng’gyə-rē) n. Slow, painful urination, in which the urine is passed […]
noun 1. a market town in SW Scotland, in W Dumfries and Galloway: fishing port with a ferry service to Northern Ireland. Pop: 10 851 (2001)
noun 1. a narrow strip of flexible material, especially leather, as for fastening or holding things together. 2. a looped band by which an item may be held, pulled, lifted, etc., as a bootstrap or a ring that standing passengers may hold on to in a bus, subway, or the like. 3. a strop for […]