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Origin of stricture
OTHER WORDS FROM stricturestrictured, adjectivenon·stric·tured, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for stricture
Assisted living facilities emerged as a third way, rejecting the clinical strictures of a medical institution in favor of a more informal, dormlike setting.“We Don’t Even Know Who Is Dead or Alive”: Trapped Inside an Assisted Living Facility During the Pandemic|by Ava Kofman|November 30, 2020|ProPublica
The longtime activist for women and girls held a high post in the Hamid Karzai government but was forced to step down after opponents called her the “Salman Rushdie of Afghanistan” for criticizing the strictures of Sharia law.
In both cases, one of the frequent complications can be the stricture of the urethra.
The principal stricture passed on the virtuoso was that he played too softly, or, rather, too delicately.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
The common sequence is stricture of the gullet, combined with feeble digestion, and in a few instances stricture of the pylorus.
The gullet is most affected at its lower part, and it is this part which is mostly subject to stricture.
The first recorded operation for external urethrotomy for the relief of stricture is mentioned in Wiseman's writings.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
Rec′toscope, a speculum for rectal examination; Rectot′omy, the operation for dividing a rectal stricture.