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constriction

Saltos de línea: con|stric¦tion
Pronunciación: /kənˈstrɪkʃn
 
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Definición de constriction en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The action of making something narrower by pressure or of becoming narrower; tightening: asthma is a constriction of the airways
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sponges are capable of regulating the amount of flow through their bodies by the constriction of various openings.
  • The initial phase of the process is vascular constriction.
  • Similarly, histamine arises in many tissues by the decarboxylation of histidine, which in excess causes constriction or dilation of various blood vessels.
Sinónimos
tightness, pressure, compression, contraction, cramp;
obstruction, blockage, impediment, congestion;
Medicine stricture, stenosis
archaic straitening
1.1 [count noun] A place where something has become tighter or narrower; an obstruction: flow was impeded at bends and constrictions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The diagnosis is emended to include the new observation of basal constrictions at dichotomies.
  • The treated limb will show patchy areas of pallor caused by arteriolar constriction.
  • The aganglionic segment is of normal caliber without stricture or constriction.

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