Translation of strangulation in Spanish:

strangulation

estrangulación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌstræŋɡjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//straŋɡjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (strangling)
    estrangulación feminine
    estrangulamiento masculine
    the strangulation of the press el amordazamiento de la prensa
    • The batterer may also turn to physical violence - kicking, punching, grabbing, slapping or strangulation, for example.
    • Infants who cannot yet lift their heads are especially at risk for suffocation and strangulation.
    • It is stated that the death of victim had been caused due to strangulation.
    • The cause of death was strangulation although the pathologist could not rule out a smothering by a pillow.
    • A police spokesman said: ‘The death was due to strangulation.’
    • They can cause strangulation by catching on things.
    • The majority of these deaths resulted from suffocation or strangulation caused by entrapment of the child's head in various structures of the bed.
    • But he added that the same lack of findings meant he also could not rule out other possibilities, such as strangulation, sexual assault or deliberate drowning.
    • The conspiracy angle arose after Gandhi Hospital forensic doctors declared that the actress died due to strangulation and rape.
    • The cause of death was given as strangulation by ligature.
    • The reported cause of death was cardiorespiratory arrest caused by asphyxia as a result of strangulation and aspiration of gastric contents.
    • The homicide charge laid in connection with the strangulation death has been raised to first-degree murder.
    • 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?
    • A pathologist said the cause of death was from strangulation.
    • Two cases with autopsies were excluded because nonmedical issues were being adjudicated in a workman's compensation case and a medical examiner's case with a diagnosis of strangulation.
    • She also had asphyxia due to strangulation; the hyoid bone directly under the bruising was fractured.
    • A post-mortem examination later found the cause of death was oxygen starvation of the brain due to strangulation.
    • ‘Such strangulation can cause sufficient brain damage to kill somebody if the blood supply is stopped for a few minutes,’ he said.
    • Three fourths of the deaths were caused by entrapment in the bed structure leading to suffocation or strangulation.
    • A post-mortem examination confirmed the cause of death as strangulation.
  • 2

    (of vein, intestine)
    estrangulación feminine
    estrangulamiento masculine
    • Operations for complications such as strangulation or perforation, should they occur, are relatively straightforward and have a high success rate.
    • Prophylactic surgical treatment should be recommended in this situation to avoid a potential catastrophic strangulation of bowel later.
    • The cord complications seen in their study were thrombosis, cord prolapse, umbilical vessel rupture, true knot, and cord encirclement with strangulation.
    • Inguinal hernias in babies and children however do need surgery to prevent strangulation.
    • 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.