Strangulate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Strangulate

to prevent proper blood flow in the body via constriction

Examples of Strangulate in a sentence

The purpose of a tourniquet is to stop blood loss from a wound by being tight enough around a limb to strangulate it.  🔊

Women in the past sometimes wore their corsets so tight that they would essentially strangulate themselves.  🔊

The pressure cuff used to check your blood pressure at the doctor’s office is often unpleasant because of the way it strangulates your arm.  🔊

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