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strangulated

adjective
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
stran‧gu‧lat‧ed
1MI technical if a part of your bowel is strangulated, it becomes tightly pressed or twisted so that the flow of blood stops:
a strangulated hernia
2 written if someone's voice sounds strangulated, they sound as though their throat is being pressed:
Clearly terrified, he let out a strangulated whimper.

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