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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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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 trauma, the horrible atmosphere, the choking sensation I am getting here.
Because the patient had been experiencing a choking sensation and because the mass was pedunculated, we decided to take an excision biopsy with the patient under general anesthesia via oral endotracheal intubation.
With players' eyes burning and some of us complaining of a choking sensation that was serious.
Sleep apnea can also be characterized by choking sensations.
Some of the most common physical reactions in this moment are an increased heart rate, sweating, choking sensations, pins and needles, rapid temperature changes, knotted stomach and an intense feeling that you are going to die.