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ste·no·sis

 (stə-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. ste·no·ses (-sēz)
A constriction or narrowing of a duct or passage; a stricture.

[Greek stenōsis, a narrowing, from stenoun, to narrow, from stenos, narrow.]

ste·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

stenosis

(stɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passage
[C19: via New Latin from Greek stenōsis, from stenoun to constrict, from stenos narrow]
stenotic adj

ste•no•sis

(stɪˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
a narrowing or stricture of a passage or vessel of the body.
[1855–60; < New Latin < Greek sténōsis= stenō-, variant s. of stenoûn to straiten, confine, v. derivative of stenós narrow + -sis -sis]
ste•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stenosis - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passagewaystenosis - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
aortic stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
enterostenosis - abnormal narrowing of the intestine
laryngostenosis - abnormal narrowing of the larynx
pulmonary stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle
pyloric stenosis - narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum
rhinostenosis - narrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities
mitral stenosis, mitral valve stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
ureterostenosis - stenosis of the ureter
Translations
stenóza
Stenose

stenosis

[stɪˈnəʊsɪs] nstenosi f

ste·no·sis

n. estenosis, estrechamiento o contracción anormal de un pasaje;
aortic ______aórtica;
pyloric ______ pilórica.

stenosis

n (pl -ses) estenosis f; aortic (mitral, etc.) estenosis aórtica (mitral, etc.); hypertrophic pyloric — estenosis hipertrófica de píloro
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Using diathermy to control postadenoidectomy bleeding leads to areas of carbonization and necrotic tissue, with hazards such as severe postoperative pain, an increased likelihood of secondary infection, adhesion, scarring in the eustachian tube orifice, and even nasopharyngeal stenosis.
Because this can be technically difficult, and because the associated thermal injury can result in nasopharyngeal stenosis and increased postoperative pain, alternative techniques are of considerable interest, he said.
In the upper airway, he had cicatricial stenosis of the right nasal passage and nasopharyngeal stenosis.