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stran·gu·la·tion

 (străng′gyə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of strangling or strangulating.
b. The state of being strangled or strangulated.
2. Medicine Constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or another fluid: strangulation of the intestine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strangulation - the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipestrangulation - the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"
suffocation, asphyxiation - killing by depriving of oxygen
2.strangulation - the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
3.strangulation - (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the intestine"
constriction - the action or process of compressing
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
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Translations
خَنْق
zardoušení
kvælningstrangulering
eltöm és
kyrking
škrteniezaškrtenie
boğ ma

strangulation

[ˌstræŋgjʊˈleɪʃən] Nestrangulación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

strangulation

[ˌstræŋgjʊˈleɪʃən] nstrangulation f
She died by strangulation → Elle est morte par strangulation.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

strangulation

n
(= being strangled)Ersticken nt; (= act of strangling)Erwürgen nt, → Erdrosseln nt; death was due to strangulationder Tod trat durch Ersticken ein
(Med) → Abschnürung f, → Abbindung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

strangulation

[ˌstræŋgjʊˈleɪʃn] nstrangolamento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

strangle

(ˈstrӕŋgl) verb
to kill by gripping or squeezing the neck tightly, eg by tightening a cord etc round it. He strangled her with a nylon stocking; This top button is nearly strangling me!
ˌstranguˈlation (-gju-) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

stran·gu·la·tion

n. estrangulación.
1. asfixia o sofocación gen. causada por obstrucción de las vías aéreas;
2. constricción de un órgano o estructura debida a compresión.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

strangulation

n estrangulación f
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