[ sti-noh-sis ]
/ stɪˈnoʊ sɪs /
a narrowing or stricture of a passage or vessel.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stenosisste·not·ic [sti-not-ik] /stɪˈnɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for 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.
British Dictionary definitions for stenotic
/ (stɪˈnəʊsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
pathol an abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passage
Derived forms of stenosisstenotic (stɪˈnɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for stenosis
C19: via New Latin from Greek stenōsis, from stenoun to constrict, from stenos narrow
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Medical definitions for stenotic (1 of 2)
[ stə-nŏt′ĭk ]
Of or affected with stenosis.
Medical definitions for stenotic (2 of 2)
[ stə-nō′sĭs ]
n. pl. ste•no•ses (-sēz)
A constriction or narrowing of a duct or passage; a stricture.
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