- stenosal murmur,
Origin of stenosis
Examples from the Web for stenosis
The most important of these sequels is stenosis of the orifices of the stomach, particularly of the pyloric orifice.
The breathing is not affected unless the operation is followed by stenosis.
It is probable that slight cases of stenosis can be treated better by intubation than by thyrotomy.
This rare affection is followed by enormous distension of the thoracic and abdominal portions of the parts beyond the stenosis.
An operation may be necessary after crushing or bullet wounds, or, in later stages, owing to the development of stenosis.
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for stenosis
1872, Modern Latin, from Greek stenosis "narrowing," from stenoun "to narrow," from stenos "narrow."