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strangulation

Definitions of strangulation
  1. noun
    the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
    synonyms: choking, strangling, throttling
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    type of:
    asphyxiation, suffocation
    killing by depriving of oxygen
  2. noun
    the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage
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    type of:
    disorder, upset
    a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
  3. noun
    (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid
    strangulation of the intestine”
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    type of:
    constriction
    the action or process of compressing
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