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choke

 [chōk]
1. to interrupt respiration by obstruction or compression; called also strangle.
2. the condition resulting from such interruption; called also strangulation.

stran·gle

(strang'gĕl),
To suffocate; to choke; to compress the trachea so as to prevent sufficient passage of air.
[G. strangaloō, to choke, fr. strangalē, a halter]

strangle

/stran·gle/ (strang´g'l) choke (1).

strangle

(străng′gəl)
v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
v.tr.
a. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
b. To cut off the oxygen supply of; smother.
v.intr.
1. To become strangled.
2. To die from suffocation or strangulation; choke.

stran′gler n.

strangle

[strang′gəl]
Etymology: L, strangulare, to choke
to cause an interruption of breathing by compressing or constricting the trachea. Also called strangulate. strangulated, adj.

stran·gle

(strang'gĕl)
To suffocate; to choke; to compress the trachea so as to prevent sufficient passage of air.
[G. strangaloō, to choke, fr. strangalē, a halter]
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It should be noted the apparent symptoms of strangles were not identified until 14 days after the horse arrived back at Newmarket.
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An outbreak of strangles is rare within racing, but there was a case in the Lambourn area in 2000 in a horse imported from Ireland by Charles Egerton.
This data can then be used to assess the impact strangles has on the equestrian industry and promote the aims of the new code.
THE Animal Health Trust and British Horse Society yesterday unveiled a two-year public awareness campaign which they hope will raise pounds 250,000 to combat the pernicious equine respiratory disease known as strangles.
The physician who strangles a newborn is guilty of murder, but the physician who strangles a partially born baby is exercising a 'liberty,'" the brief states.
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