constriction

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con·stric·tion

 (kən-strĭk′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of constricting.
b. The condition or result of being constricted.
c. Something that constricts.
2. A feeling of tightness or pressure: Fear caused a sudden constriction in my chest.
3. A constricted or narrow part.

constriction

(kənˈstrɪkʃən)
n
1. a feeling of tightness in some part of the body, such as the chest
2. the act of constricting or condition of being constricted
3. something that is constricted
4. (Genetics) genetics a localized narrow region of a chromosome, esp at the centromere
conˈstrictive adj
conˈstrictively adv
conˈstrictiveness n

con•stric•tion

(kənˈstrɪk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of constricting.
2. the state of being constricted; tightness or inward pressure.
3. a constricted part.
4. something that constricts.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.constriction - a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
narrowing - an instance of becoming narrow
2.constriction - tight or narrow compression
compression, contraction, condensation - the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; "the contraction of a gas on cooling"
3.constriction - a tight feeling in some part of the body; "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"
feeling - a physical sensation that you experience; "he had a queasy feeling"; "I had a strange feeling in my leg"; "he lost all feeling in his arm"
4.constriction - the action or process of compressing
spasm - (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
squeeze - the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"
strangulation - (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the intestine"
compressing, compression - applying pressure
vasoconstriction - decrease in the diameter of blood vessels

constriction

noun tightness, pressure, narrowing, reduction, squeezing, restriction, constraint, cramp, compression, blockage, stenosis (Pathology), limitation, impediment, stricture Smoking tobacco products causes constriction of the arteries.

constriction

noun
1. A becoming narrow or narrower:
Pathology: stricture.
2. A compressing of something:
Translations

constriction

[kənˈstrɪkʃən] N [of vein] → estrangulamiento m

constriction

[kənˈstrɪkʃən] n
[throat, blood vessel] → resserrement m
(= limitation) [life, activity] → limitation f
(= restriction) → contrainte f

constriction

n
(of muscles)Zusammenziehen nt; he had a feeling of constriction in his chester hatte ein Gefühl der Enge in der Brust
(= limiting, of movements) → Behinderung f; (caused by rules, traditions etc) → Einengung f; (of outlook, view etc)Beschränkung f

constriction

[kənˈstrɪkʃn] ncostrizione f; (feeling) → oppressione f

constriction

n constricción f
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5 Midlateral With wider body constrictios, depth the head is changes of the ventrally directed length of the upper and otherwise for head, changes on the narrower body depth.