strangulated

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Strangulated \Stran"gu*la'ted\, adjective

1. (Med.) Having the circulation stopped by compression; attended with arrest or obstruction of circulation, caused by constriction or compression; as, a strangulated hernia.

2. (Bot.) Contracted at irregular intervals, if tied with a ligature; constricted.

{Strangulated hernia}. (Med.) See under {Hernia}.


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