(redirected from manner of death)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to manner of death: mechanism of death
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for strangulation

the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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

Related Words

(pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid

References in periodicals archive ?
Once the inquest into an unnatural death is complete, the civil registration system does not provide a mechanism for Stats SA to update the manner of death.
The case of a man killed in Malabon City last week left quite a few people, even longtime police investigators, shaking their heads in disbelief, not because of the manner of death but the way his body was handled.
No drugs were detected in Conte's system, according to the report, which confirmed the manner of death was suicide.
Bailey conducts investigations into the cause and manner of death in the fields of law enforcement, aviation, and medical forensic photography.
Collected data included the demographic details (age and gender), time and place of injury, anatomical location and characteristics of the wound (including organ and/or vasculature injured), medical care received, cause of death, manner of death, mechanism of death and alcohol concentration in the blood.
Death was clearly not due to natural causes, but the medical examiner has not been able to determine whether death was due to intentional or accidental causes, and has therefore classified the manner of death as undetermined.
Figure 1 shows all drug overdose deaths that occurred in West Virginia over the past 15 years by the manner of death.
In 2001, according to the National Non-Natural Mortality Surveillance System (NMSS), pathologists could give their opinion with regard to the manner of death at the time of the postmortem examination-for statistical purposes.
Detailed medico- legal investigation in order to elucidate the manner of death is required in similar cases.
Shut up till a line is drawn prima facie linking the husband and the manner of death of his wife.
Information regarding the incidence of electrocution was collected from the police papers, and autopsy reports were taken into consideration to conclude the manner of death, whether it was suicidal, accidental, or homicidal in nature.
The medical examiner said the cause and manner of death are under investigation with police ruling out foul play.
Due to the manner of death and the statement of co-workers and other initial information that investigators have gathered, we requested the assistance of the FBI in conducting a background investigation into Nolen," he said.
According to TMZ, the Medical Examiner's Office announces they have completed the physical examination of Joan's body, but could not find a clear "cause and manner of death.
More studies will be done to try to determine both the cause and manner of death.