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Synonyms for strangulation

the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

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

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

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Information included year of death, age at time of injury/death, sex, manner of death (homicide, suicide, accidental, undetermined), cause of death, body regions affected by trauma (head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, upper limbs, lower limbs) and survival time between the event and death.
Dunkerley examines what might have prompted that unusual request, and whether such a move would likely lead to a public verdict on the cause and manner of death.
Jentzen focuses on the importance of a properly completed death certificate and its utility in tracking the manner of death for epidemiologic purposes.
The primary mission of the ME is to determine an accurate cause and manner of death.
First, the board examines the death certificate, which provides the cause and manner of death as determined by the medical examiner or the child's physician when the case does not involve the medical examiner.
When the local police department is called in, they fear it is not the last one they will find, as it is horribly reminiscent of a series of murders committed in nearly identical fashion sixteen years before, all the victims being young women or girls, four in all, over a two-year period and, because of the manner of death, dubbed the work of The Slaughterhouse Killer.
Timothy Oliver said in a statement: "The victim's body is being sent to the office of the chief medical examiner for autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
The Nurse Coroner specializes in the investigation and certification of death, determining cause and manner of death.
For 434 deaths, the manner of death could not be determined.
The coroner determined that the manner of death was suicide.
We have concluded that the manner of death is accident, resulting from the abuse of prescription medications.
Not just about the manner of death but about my grief.
The military did not identify the detainee who died nor describe the manner of death.
Based on all of the evidence reviewed and examined and the autopsy findings, the cause and manner of death are as follows: CAUSE OF DEATH: Blunt force trauma to head and brain.
The evidence will show that back on February 3 of '03, before they even had a cause of death, let alone a manner of death, they had murder on their mind," Cutler said.