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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
stenóza
Stenose

stenosis

[stɪˈnəʊsɪs] nstenosi f
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ste·no·sis

n. estenosis, estrechamiento o contracción anormal de un pasaje;
aortic ______aórtica;
pyloric ______ pilórica.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stenosis

n (pl -ses) estenosis f; aortic (mitral, etc.) estenosis aórtica (mitral, etc.); hypertrophic pyloric — estenosis hipertrófica de píloro
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References in periodicals archive ?
The appearance of skip lesions made us consider a rare disease called cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis (CMUSE).
A colonoscopy identified a stenosing sigmoid rectal cancer.
Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis (CMUSE) is a rare condition that has been reported in both adults and children (1).
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first documented case of stenosing tenosynovitis of the FHL among literatures written in English, associated with an IPJ plantar capsular accessory ossicle, leading to pain at the IPJ and significantly reduced IPJ flexion, which was successfully resolved through surgical removal of the ossicle.
Surgical treatment for chronic stenosing external otitis (including finding of unusual canal tumor).
We then performed a stenosing ligature using a surgical thread (0 silk) passed twice circumferentially around the vein at about 1.5-2 cm from the anastomosis.
The polypoid stenosing variety is more common than annular type (8, 9).
Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis (CMUSE) is a rare illness characterised by chronic or relapsing subileus or ileus status resulting from multiple small intestinal fibrous strictures, multiple shallow ulcers of the small bowel, and favourable therapeutic effect of systemic glucocorticosteroids [1-3].
De Quervain's stenosing tenosynovitis (DQST) is a disorder that is characterised by wrist pain and tenderness at the radial styloid.
TT, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is characterized by swelling, limitation of thumb range of motion, and a "catching" sensation when the thumb is flexed.
De Quervain disease, or stenosing tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist, is common in wrist pathology.