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constrictive

restricting movement or dilatation of an organ.
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When the pericardium becomes thickened or fibrosed, it becomes less compliant and prevents adequate diastolic filling of the ventricles, a condition known as constrictive pericarditis (CP).
Constrictive pericarditis secondary to primary chylopericardium.
Schifferle's argument that students were not unduly burdened and stifled by overly constrictive adherence to these solutions is more much persuasive then Muth's.
This raised the possibility of constrictive pericarditis, and a cardiac MRI was requested.
This volume inaugurates a new series titled "Leiden Studies on the Frontiers of International Law," which aims to "re-map or re-think" some of the field's conceptual boundaries--to broach constrictive borders in the interests of creative new thought.
Banks are still wiping away the debris from the global financial crisis, and what they're finding is a global financial system that is more constrictive on their bottom line.
You have promised to cut Federal spending, reduce taxes, and liberate the market from constrictive regulation.
Then the physician is in the challenging position of having to decide whether to send someone for a surgical lung biopsy to evaluate the possibility of constrictive bronchiolitis because you can't make that diagnosis without a biopsy," Dr.
The study shows that the main barriers for doing business in emerging markets continue to be poor transport networks, corruption and constrictive government policies.
It looks at how fashion dictates what is in and out, and how people have always tried to change their shape, wearing different underwear - constrictive or padded - as well as dieting to fit in with the latest trends.
Unfortunately, veterans returning from the current wars are unable to obtain service connection for such health problems as constrictive bronchiolitis, a rare disease caused by exposure to an environmental toxin, as well as cancer, heart disease and most respiratory illnesses" National Service Director Garry T.