Constricted so as to prevent sufficient passage of air, as through the trachea, or to cut off venous return and/or arterial flow so as to compromise viability, as in the case of a hernia.
[L. strangulo, pp. -atus, to choke, fr. G. strangaloo, to choke (strangle)]
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