constriction

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin constrictio, constrictionis, from Latin constringo.

Noun[edit]

constriction (countable and uncountable, plural constrictions)

  1. The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.
  2. A narrow part of something; a stricture.
  3. A compression.

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