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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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Roman Shades: Strangulation can occur when a child places his/her neck between the exposed inner cord and the fabric on the backside of the shade or when a child pulls the cord out and wraps it around his/her neck.
In defense, Petrie clawed Lake's face as he claimed he nearly loss consciousness during the strangulation.
Learn more about baby monitor cord strangulation risks and how to safely place your baby monitor in your home at the website babymonitorsafety.
A 35 year old man presented to Accident and Emergency with a history of strangulation twelve days previously.
Though Sher Singh had spotted strangulation marks on Sanjit the next day, he kept quiet," the DCP added.
But, as strangulation leaves no traces, detectives may never know for certain if that is the case - unless, that is, they get a confession from the killer.
Genital incarceration or strangulation represents a true urologic emergency that requires prompt decompression of the involved tissues.
A post mortem examination has yet to be completed but police said today Tia suffered multiple stab wounds and there were also strangulation injuries.
Consumer Product Safety Commission has received reports of more than 200 strangulation deaths of young children over the past two decades.
While strangulation and hanging injuries in children are not common presentations in the emergency department, they can have devastating outcomes.
Dr Brian Rodgers said compression could have been by manual strangulation, ligature strangulation, or a kick, blow or stamp.
VINALHAVEN, Maine - Investigators say a 2-year-old Massachusetts boy died from strangulation when he became entangled in a portable crib's mesh netting in Maine.
The recall was due to risks associated with the lid supports on the toy chest failing to prevent the lid from dosing too quickly, posing an entrapment and strangulation hazard to young children.
The jury unanimously agreed that the cause of death was ligature strangulation.
A post-mortem examination concluded that she died by asphyxiation caused by strangulation.