striction

[ strik-shuh n ]
/ ˈstrɪk ʃən /

noun

the act of constricting.

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Origin of striction

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