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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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Adj.1.stenotic - abnormally constricted body canal or passage; "a stenosed coronary artery"
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
constricted - drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"
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ste·not·ic

a. estenósico-a, producido por o caracterizado por estenosis.

stenotic

adj estenótico
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