transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [opening/channel] estrechar; [flow/breathing] dificultar; [freedom] coartar, restringir*; [person] coartar, imponerle* restricciones or limitaciones aMore example sentences
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- It increases the heart rate and blood pressure, constricts the small blood vessels under your skin, causes changes in blood composition and metabolism, and increases the production of hormones.
- Because high blood pressure constricts the blood vessels in the uterus that supply the baby with oxygen and nutrients, the baby's growth may be slowed.
- Doctors treat shock by stabilizing blood pressure with medications that increase the heart rate, constrict large blood vessels, or increase the volume of blood the heart pumps.
- And how does your perception of reality enlarge or constrict the life that calls you forward?
- Despite two illustrious parents, the company has been severely constricted for cash.
- But this meant that the economic life of Europe was severely constricted.
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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.