strangulate

Definitions of strangulate
1

v kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

Synonyms:
strangle, throttle
Types:
garotte, garrote, garrotte, scrag
strangle with an iron collar
Type of:
kill
cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

v constrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

Type of:
compact, compress, constrict, contract, press, squeeze
squeeze or press together

v become constricted

“The hernia will strangulate
Type of:
constrict, constringe, narrow
become tight or as if tight

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