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entrapment

/en·trap·ment/ (en-trap´ment) compression of a nerve or vessel by adjacent tissue.

entrapment

(en-trap′mĕnt)
In medicine, compression, as of a peripheral nerve or vessel.

entrapment,

n pathologic constriction on a vessel or nerve by swollen or hypertonic soft tissue and/or bone.

entrapment

the state of being trapped.

bowel entrapment
the intestine is caught up in adhesions or peritoneal ligaments. Obstruction, with or without compromise of the blood supply to the incarcerated loop, follows.
epiglottic entrapment
legal entrapment
the legal device by which a suspect is tempted to infringe the law or rules while under observation.
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Prostitutes were often referred to ironically and punningly as "angels" -- what they would receive in payment for their services -- what Sir Alexander uses to entrap Moll here.
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Albert's attorney, Roy Black, contended rough-and-tumble sex had become commonplace between them over the years and tried to show that the woman had sought to entrap Albert.
Seldom found are pieces of deteriorated refractory or surface slag except when buildup develops to the point that it can entrap these larger particles before they rise to the surface.
We're not trying to entrap anyone,'' Jeter explained, ``but if you are predisposed to break the law, be forewarned.
and Predator Lists (people are trying to entrap legitimate businesses and milk them for thousands of dollars).
As he did earlier in his career - before the ``Born in the USA'' mania seemed to entrap him in 1984 - he became Bruce the storyteller.
His Andrew is not tremendously likable, but it's hugely entertaining to watch him methodically entrap the unsuspecting Milo in his elaborate revenge plot.
There is a paradox between the current benefits culture which entraps the vulnerable, whilst insisting that all young mothers should find a job, leaving schools and other agencies to bring up the children," she said.