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constriction

 [kon-strik´shun]
a narrowing or compression of a part; a stricture.

con·stric·tion

(kon-strik'shŭn),
1. A normally or pathologically contracted or narrowed portion of a structure.
See also: stricture, stenosis. Synonym(s): constrictio [TA]
2. The act or process of binding or contracting, becoming narrowed; the condition of being constricted. squeezed.
3. A subjective sensation of pressure or tightness, as if the body or any body part were tightly bound or squeezed.
[L. con-stringo, pp. -strictus, to draw together]

constriction

/con·stric·tion/ (kon-strik´shun)
1. a narrowing or compression of a part; a stricture.constric´tive
2. a diminution in range of thinking or feeling, associated with diminished spontaneity.

constriction

[kənstrik′shən]
Etymology: L, constringere, to draw tight
an abnormal closing or reduction in the size of an opening or passage of the body, as in vasoconstriction of a blood vessel. See also stenosis.
The self-imposed narrowing of a suicidal individual’s outlooks and options

con·stric·tion

(kŏn-strik'shŭn)
1. A normally or pathologically constricted or narrowed portion of a luminal structure.
Synonym(s): constrictio [TA] .
2. The act or process of binding or contracting, becoming narrowed; the condition of being constricted or squeezed.
3. A subjective sensation of pressure or tightness, as if the body or any part were tightly bound or squeezed.
See also: stricture, stenosis
[L. con-stringo, pp. -strictus, to draw together]

constriction

1. A narrowing.
2. The act or process of narrowing.

con·stric·tion

(kŏn-strik'shŭn)
1. [TA] A normally or pathologically contracted or narrowed portion of a structure.
2. The act or process of binding or contracting, becoming narrowed; the condition of being constricted or squeezed.
[L. con-stringo, pp. -strictus, to draw together]

constriction (kənstrik´shən),

n an abnormal closing or reduction in the size of an opening or passage of the body.

constriction

a narrowing or compression of a part; a stricture.
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