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strangulated

adjective uk   /ˈstræŋ.ɡjʊ.leɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/

strangulated adjective (BODY PART)

specialized medical describes an organ or other part inside the body that has become tightly pressed, blocking the flow of blood or air through it: a strangulated hernia

strangulated adjective (SOUND)

(US also strangled) describes a sound that is not full or relaxed, but made when your throat is tight, for example because of fear or anger: He let out a strangulated squeak of outrage.
(Definition of strangulated from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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