Definitions of strangulation

n the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

choking, strangling, throttling
Type of:
asphyxiation, suffocation
killing by depriving of oxygen

n the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage

Type of:
disorder, upset
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

n (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid

strangulation of the intestine”
Type of:
the action or process of compressing

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