striction

[strik-shuh n]

noun

the act of constricting.

Nearby words

  1. strickenly,
  2. strickland,
  3. strickland, william,
  4. strickle,
  5. strict,
  6. strictly,
  7. strictly decreasing function,
  8. strictly increasing function,
  9. stricture,
  10. stricturotomy

Origin of striction

1870–75; < Late Latin strictiōn- (stem of strictiō), equivalent to Latin strict(us) (see strict) + -iōn- -ion

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