strangulation

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From Latin strangulatio (choking suffocation), from strangulare (to choke, suffocate); see strangle.

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strangulation (plural strangulations)

  1. the act of strangling or the state of being strangled
  2. the constriction of the air passage or other body part that cuts off the flow of a fluid

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