stenosis

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin stenōsis, from Ancient Greek στένωσις (sténōsis, narrowing), from στενόω (stenóō, to confine, to contract) +‎ -σις (-sis, nominal suffix), equivalent to steno- +‎ -osis.

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stenosis (countable and uncountable, plural stenoses)

  1. (medicine, pathology) An abnormal narrowing or stricture in a blood vessel or other tubular organ.
  2. A reduction in either mental or physical capacity.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στένωσις (sténōsis, narrowing), from στενόω (stenóō, to confine, to contract) +‎ -σις (-sis, nominal suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

(Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /steˈno.sis/, [st̪eˈnɔːs̬is]

Noun[edit]

stenōsis f (genitive stenōsis); third declension

  1. A narrowing.

Inflection[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stenōsis stenōsēs
Genitive stenōsis stenōsium
Dative stenōsī stenōsibus
Accusative stenōsem stenōsēs
stenōsīs
Ablative stenōse stenōsibus
Vocative stenōsis stenōsēs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: stenosis