cicatricial stenosis


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cicatricial stenosis

Etymology: L, cicatrix, scar; Gk, stenos, narrow, osis, condition
the narrowing of a duct or tube caused by the formation of scar tissue.

cicatricial stenosis

Stenosis due to a contracted scar.
See also: stenosis
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Tracheal stenosis occurs because of damage to endotracheal tissue that causes cicatricial stenosis.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Tracheal stenosis occurs because of damage to endotracheal tissue that causes cicatricial stenosis.