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strangulation

stran·gu·la·tion / ˌstranggyəˈlāshən/ • n. 1. the action or state of strangling or being strangled: death due to strangulation. ∎  the process or state of severely restricting the activities or supplies of an area or community or of undergoing such restrictions: economic strangulation. 2. Med. the condition in which circulation of blood to a part of the body (esp. a hernia) is cut off by constriction.

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strangulation

strangulation (strang-yoo-lay-shŏn) n. the closure of a passage, such as the main airway to the lungs (resulting in the cessation of breathing), a blood vessel, or the gastrointestinal tract.

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