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synonyms for stenosis

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

antonyms for stenosis

MOST RELEVANT
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • freedom
  • increase
  • release
  • opening
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How to use stenosis in a sentence

The breathing is not affected unless the operation is followed by stenosis.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
In the worst forms of stenosis from septal deformity they are useless.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
It was a close matter then if I would be able to keep from a violent eructative stenosis, as you say.
THE DAY OF THE BOOMER DUKESFREDERIK POHL
It is in stenosis of the coronary arteries, and in aortic obstruction, that nitrite of amyl and nitro-glycerine are most useful.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
Stenosis, however, may occur from cicatricial contraction if the operation has been incompletely performed.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
It is probable that slight cases of stenosis can be treated better by intubation than by thyrotomy.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
An operation may be necessary after crushing or bullet wounds, or, in later stages, owing to the development of stenosis.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
(iii) To avoid operation on the septum by relieving nasal stenosis.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
So long as there is an adequate passage for nasal respiration it is best to leave any slight degree of stenosis alone.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Relief of nasal stenosis may require completion by attention to the condition of the turbinals and septum.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STENOSIS

  • binding
  • choking
  • compression
  • constraint
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • impediment
  • limitation
  • narrowing
  • pressure
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • squeezing
  • stenosis
  • stricture
  • tightness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.