Strangulation



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

strangulation stran·gu·la·tion (strāng’gyə-lā’shən)
n.

The act of strangling or strangulating.

The state of being strangled or strangulated.

Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or another fluid.

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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