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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of strangulate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the circulation stopped by compression; attended with arrest or obstruction of circulation, caused by constriction or compression.
- adj. Contracted at irregular intervals, if tied with a ligature; constricted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, compressed so as to suppress the function of a part: as, a hernia is said to be strangulated when it is so compressed as to obstruct the circulation in the part and cause dangerous symptoms.
- In botany, contracted and expanded in an irregular manner.
- In entomology, constricted; much narrowed: especially noting the thorax or abdomen when constricted in one or more places, as in many ants.
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