constrictive

[ kuh n-strik-tiv ]
/ kənˈstrɪk tɪv /

adjective

constricting; tending to constrict.
pertaining to constriction.

Origin of constrictive

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin constrīctīvus, equivalent to constrīct(us) (see constrict) + -īvus -ive

Related forms

non·con·stric·tive, adjectiveun·con·stric·tive, adjective
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