Definitions for Stenosisstɪˈnoʊ sɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a narrowing or stricture of a passage or vessel of the body.
Origin of stenosis:
1855–60; < NL < Gk sténōsis= stenō-, var. s. of stenoûn to straiten, confine, v. der. of stenós narrow + -sis -sis
abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
An abnormal narrowing or stricture in a blood vessel or other tubular organ.
a narrowing of the opening or hollow of any passage, tube, or orifice; as, stenosis of the pylorus. It differs from stricture in being applied especially to diffused rather than localized contractions, and in always indicating an origin organic and not spasmodic
A stenosis is an abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel or other tubular organ or structure. It is also sometimes called a stricture. The term coarctation is a synonym, but is commonly used only in the context of aortic coarctation. Restenosis is the recurrence of stenosis after a procedure.
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