- constriction ring,
- constrictive pericarditis,
Origin of constriction
Examples from the Web for constriction
In this case there is a constriction of the bore at a point just above the bulb.A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing|Bernard D. Bolas
Skull somewhat elongated, much constricted behind the orbits, and immediately in front of the constriction considerably dilated.
Thus it appears that past an orifice or constriction 0.5 mm.
Its tube is narrowed just above the bulb, in such a way that the mercury passes through the constriction with some difficulty.Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology|Robert DeCourcy Ward
The dumb childish heart swells in the constriction of a new and keener sense of joy, an unspeakable new longing.The Cup of Trembling and Other Stories|Mary Hallock Foote
c.1400, from Latin constrictionem (nominative constrictio), noun of action from past participle stem of constringere "compress" (see constrain).