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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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at 373 (requiting inquiries into "the conduct of the government agent" and the defendant's "conduct and predisposition" for entrapment defense).
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court considered the entrapment defense, Board of Commissioners v.
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However, American law has carved out a limited defense, entrapment, whereby the involvement of government agents will provide a basis for an acquittal.
Their plot began to unravel in June last year when police stopped Meut's BMW and found entrapment equipment.
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