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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Choking" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Choking
Choking is the mechanical obstruction of the flow of air from the environment into the lungs. Choking prevents breathing, and can be partial or complete, with partial choking allowing some, although inadequate, flow of air into the lungs. - See link


Choking in Spanish is Atragantamiento
El atragantamiento es la obstrucción accidental de las vías respiratorias altas o medias, generalmente al fallar la deglución de alimentos, y que puede llegar a provocar la asfixia del sujeto afectado y en la mayoría de los casos, a la muerte si no se atiende con rapidez. - See link


More information about Choking in other websites
Definition of Choking in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Choking in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Choking - See link.
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