HyperDic: strangulation

English > 3 senses of the word strangulation:
NOUNactstrangulation, choking, strangling, throttlingthe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
statestrangulationthe condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage
actstrangulation(pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid
strangulation > pronunciation
Soundsstrae.nggyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > strangulation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe.
Synonymschoking, strangling, throttling
Broadersuffocation, asphyxiationkilling by depriving of oxygen
Spanishestrangulación, estrangulamiento
Catalanescanyament, estrangulació
Verbsstrangle, strangulatekill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
English > strangulation: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage.
Broaderdisorder, upsetA physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal / normal functioning
Verbsstrangleconstrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
strangledie from strangulation
English > strangulation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid.
Example"strangulation of the intestine"
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
BroaderconstrictionThe action or process of compressing
Spanishestrangulación
Catalanestrangulació
Verbsstrangulateconstrict a hollow organ or vessel so as to stop the flow of blood or air

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