Medical Dictionary


verb stran·gle \ˈstraŋ-gəl\
stran·gledstran·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\

Medical Definition of STRANGLE

transitive verb
:  to choke to death by compressing the throat with something (as a hand or rope)
:  to obstruct seriously or fatally the normal breathing of <the bone wedged in his throat and strangled him>
intransitive verb
:  to become strangled :  undergo a severe interference with breathing
:  to die from interference with breathing
April 21, 2015
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