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

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.

Palabras que riman con constriction

addiction, affliction, benediction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, dereliction, diction, eviction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction

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