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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