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Overview of noun strangulation

The noun strangulation has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling

(the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe; "no evidence that the choking was done by the accused")

2. strangulation

(the condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage)

3. strangulation

((pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the intestine") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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