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choking

[′chōk·iŋ]
(fluid mechanics)
The condition prevailing in compressible fluid flow when the upper limit of mass flow is reached, or when the speed of sound is reached in a duct.
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I get a choking sensation and then a burning in my chest.
At the onset of the procedure, the patient should be warned that he or she will experience a coughing and/or choking sensation for a few seconds.
The typical symptoms of chest pain, shortness of breath, and a choking sensation send many people to emergency wards or physicians' offices.
Physical: Nausea, feeling faint, `jelly legs', unable to take a deep breath, choking sensation, inability to walk straight, rooted to the spot, disturbed balance, churning stomach, dry mouth, aches and pains (especially muscular), palpitations, sweating,tiredness, over- activity, frequent visits to the toilet, unable to sleep, eating too much/ too little.
Astringent: Dry choking sensation in the throat; hiccough, burping; loves oily foods and mushy soups; craves sweet, sour and salty tastes; tendency toward constipation.
The child may experience a sudden choking sensation, breathlessness, itching or burning.