constrict

[ kuhn-strikt ]SEE DEFINITION OF constrict

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSTRICT

A thread or the like tied about a blood vessel or other structure to constrict it.

Clothing should not constrict the body or hamper its movements.

The error deforms his faith as much as it tends to stiffen and constrict his life.

High stand-up collars are certainly to be avoided, as they constrict the Adam's apple and muffle the tone of the voice.

By virtue of this power they are enabled to constrict many dead animal matters.

Cartilaginous or partially calcified biconcave vertebrae are always well developed; they constrict the notochord intervertebrally.

Biconcave cartilaginous vertebrae are developed, and as is the case in most fishes, constrict the notochord vertebrally.

(b.) Those in which he tries to constrict it, by reuniting its separated sides.

Styptics are medicines which constrict the surface of a part, and prevent the effusion of blood, such as kino, &c.

As the chromosomes go toward the poles the cell-body begins to constrict at the equator.

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