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English definition of “strangulated”

strangulated

adjective (BODY PART)    /ˈstræŋ.ɡjʊ.leɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ specialized
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 herniaDisease and illness - general words
(Definition of strangulated adjective (BODY PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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