thoracic choke

noun

Definition of thoracic choke

: obstruction of the thoracic part of the esophagus of horses or cattle resulting in choking or asphyxia due to pressure on the trachea

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“Thoracic choke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thoracic%20choke. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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