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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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