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choke

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verb \ˈchōk\

Medical Definition of choke

chokedchok·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to keep from breathing in a normal way by compressing or obstructing the trachea or by poisoning or adulterating available air

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to have the trachea blocked entirely or partly




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choke

noun

Medical Definition of choke

  1. 1:  the act of choking

  2. 2chokes pl :  decompression sickness when marked by suffocation—used with the





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