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stenosis

[ sti-noh-sis ]SEE DEFINITION OF stenosis

Synonyms for stenosis

  • narrowing
  • binding
  • choking
  • compression
  • constraint
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • impediment
  • limitation
  • pressure
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • squeezing
  • stricture
  • tightness
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Antonyms for stenosis

  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • freedom
  • increase
  • release
  • opening
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STENOSIS

The breathing is not affected unless the operation is followed by stenosis.

In the worst forms of stenosis from septal deformity they are useless.

We may thus have incompetence or stenosis of a valve or both combined.

Stimulation, together with the stenosis (narrowing), tend to produce a closure.

The most important of these sequels is stenosis of the orifices of the stomach, particularly of the pyloric orifice.

The sensation of stoppage of the food is usually felt lower down than in ordinary cases of stenosis of the oesophagus.

The last writer especially distinguishes clearly between dilatation due to stenosis and that due to atony.

The degree of dilatation in these cases is rarely so great as when the dilatation is caused by stenosis.

Non-stenotic dilatations which are comparable in degree to those produced by stenosis are rare.

This excessive dilatation of the fundus is most noticeable in gastrectasia due to stenosis.

WORD ORIGIN

1872, Modern Latin, from Greek stenosis "narrowing," from stenoun "to narrow," from stenos "narrow."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STENOSIS

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nounblockage
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