Meaning of “strangulated” in the English Dictionary

"strangulated" in British English

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uk /ˈstræŋ.ɡjə.leɪ.tɪd/ us /ˈstræŋ.ɡjə.leɪ.t̬ɪd/

strangulated adjective (BODY PART)

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

a strangulated hernia

(Definition of “strangulated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)