Definition Of strangulate


prevent circulation of the blood supply through (a part of the body, especially a hernia) by constriction.

a strangulated hernia

strangle; throttle.

the poor woman died strangulated

Example Of strangulate

  • a strangulated cry

  • a strangulated hernia

  • Acutely strangulated haemorrhoids occur as a result of thrombus formation resulting in gross swelling, irreducible prolapse, and severe pain.

  • All of a sudden - when the working classes benefit - we get a massed chorus warning of money's strangulating effect.

  • Amniotic bands that connected a hypocoiled cord to the fetal neck and strangulated the neck were seen in one case.

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