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Strangulated

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strangulated

1. (Science: medicine) Having the circulation stopped by compression; attended with arrest or obstruction of circulation, caused by constriction or compression; as, a strangulated hernia.

2. (Science: botany) Contracted at irregular intervals, if tied with a ligature; constricted. Strangulated hernia.

(Science: medicine) See hernia.