strangulated Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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

strangulated adjective (BODY PART)

specialized medical If an ​organ or other ​part inside the ​body is strangulated, it has ​becometightlypressed, ​blocking the ​flow of ​blood or ​air through it: a strangulated ​hernia

strangulated adjective (SOUND)

A strangulated ​sound is not ​full or ​relaxed, but made when ​yourthroat is ​tight, for ​example because of ​fear or ​anger: He ​let out a strangulated ​squeak of ​outrage.
(Definition of strangulated from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 身体器官, (身体器官等)绞窄性的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體器官, (身體器官等)絞窄性的…
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