Translation of strangulation in Spanish:

strangulation

Pronunciation: /ˌstræŋgjəˈleɪʃən; ˌstræŋgjʊˈleɪʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (strangling) estrangulación (feminine), estrangulamiento (masculine) the strangulation of the press el amordazamiento de la prensa
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    • A police spokesman said: ‘The death was due to strangulation.’
    • She also had asphyxia due to strangulation; the hyoid bone directly under the bruising was fractured.
    • If the cause of death had been strangulation or a blow to the head, would you necessarily expect to find DNA evidence in the home?
    1.2 (of vein, intestine) estrangulación (feminine), estrangulamiento (masculine)
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    • A second risk is strangulation of the hernia, which occurs when the protruding tissue swells and cuts off the blood supply to the loop of intestine within it.
    • Operations for complications such as strangulation or perforation, should they occur, are relatively straightforward and have a high success rate.
    • Inguinal hernias in babies and children however do need surgery to prevent strangulation.

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