- a narrowing or stricture of a passage or vessel.
Origin of stenosis
Examples from the Web for stenotic
Historical Examples of stenotic
The gastric walls in stenotic dilatation may, however, be of normal thickness or even atrophied.
A permanent cure of stenotic dilatation is not impossible, but it is rarely to be expected.
- pathol an abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passage
Word Origin for stenosis
1872, Modern Latin, from Greek stenosis "narrowing," from stenoun "to narrow," from stenos "narrow."
- Of or affected with stenosis.
- A constriction or narrowing of a duct or passage; a stricture.