What does stenosis mean?

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stɪˈnoʊ sɪssteno·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stenosis, stricture(noun)

    abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway


  1. stenosis(Noun)

    An abnormal narrowing or stricture in a blood vessel or other tubular organ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stenosis(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. steno`s narrow.]


  1. Stenosis

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stenosis

    sten-ō′sis, n. constriction of the pores and vessels: constipation.—adjs. Stenosed′, contracted morbidly; Stenot′ic, abnormally contracted. [Gr., stenos, narrow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stenosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stenosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stenosis in a Sentence

  1. Jacques Essinger:

    TAVI is expected to become the standard treatment of severe aortic stenosis, who would prefer an open-chest surgery rather than one that's minimally invasive? Nobody.

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