Definition of Strangulation

1. Noun. The act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe. "No evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

Exact synonyms: Choking, Strangling, Throttling
Generic synonyms: Asphyxiation, Suffocation
Derivative terms: Choke, Choke, Strangle, Strangle, Strangulate, Throttle



2. Noun. The condition of having respiration stopped by compression of the air passage.
Generic synonyms: Disorder, Upset
Derivative terms: Strangle, Strangle

3. Noun. (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid. "Strangulation of the intestine"
Generic synonyms: Constriction
Category relationships: Pathology
Derivative terms: Strangulate

Definition of Strangulation

1. n. The act of strangling, or the state of being strangled.

Definition of Strangulation

1. Noun. the act of strangling or the state of being strangled ¹

2. Noun. the constriction of the air passage or other body part that cuts off the flow of a fluid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strangulation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strangulation

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strangulation (current term)
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strap
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strap fern
strap hinge
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Literary usage of Strangulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, Edward Hartshorne (1861)
"AMONG the forms of violent death which are almost always attended with appearances indicative of criminal design are the following:— 7. strangulation. ..."

2. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"Hanging and strangulation are usually treated together; and some medical jurists have admitted no distinction in the meaning of these terms. ..."

3. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, John James Reese (1873)
"strangulation.—The destruction of a new-born child by strangulation is not an unfrequent form of child-murder; and here a medical jurist has to encounter ..."

4. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, Edward Hartshorne (1853)
"Hanging and strangulation are ns*.1 treated together; and some medical jurists have ... consequence of the suspension of the body, while in strangulation, ..."

5. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor, John James Reese (1873)
"strangulation.—Cause of death.—Hanging and strangulation are usually treated together, and some medical jurists have admitted no distinction in the meaning ..."

6. A Manual of medical jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1880)
"Hanging and strangulation are usually treated together, and some medical jurists have admitted no distinction in the meaning of these terms. ..."

7. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1897)
"AMONG the forms of violent death which are generally attended with appearances indicative of criminal design, are the following:— strangulation by the ..."

8. Legal Medicine by Charles Meymott Tidy (1884)
"V.—Was the strangulation Accidental, Suicidal, or Homicidal ? strangulation may be accidental or suicidal, but it is generally homicidal. ..."

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