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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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Drugs used for inhibiting airway scar hyperplasia include mitomycin, paclitaxel, immunosuppressants, and antibiotics;[sup][25] however, topical application of mitomycin for airway cicatricial stenosis has received the greatest attention.[sup][26],[27],[28],[29],[30] Paclitaxel has been used to prevent restenosis associated with coronary stenting.
It is particularly appropriate for annular cicatricial stenosis, since the balloon dilates the stenotic bronchus by stretching and expanding radially.
Healing by granulation and re-epithelialisation causes cicatricial stenosis. [1,2] The stenosis may present weeks to months after intubation, often as an airway emergency, and is difficult and costly to treat.