constriction ring

n.

True spastic stricture of the uterine cavity caused by a zone of muscle undergoing tetanic contraction and forming a tight constriction about some part of the fetus.

Nearby words

  1. constrain,
  2. constrained,
  3. constraint,
  4. constrict,
  5. constriction,
  6. constrictive,
  7. constrictive pericarditis,
  8. constrictor,
  9. constringe,
  10. constringence


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