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1. stricture

noun. ['ˈstrɪktʃɝ'] abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway.

Synonyms

  • mitral stenosis
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • laryngostenosis
  • pulmonary stenosis
  • pyloric stenosis
  • stenosis
  • rhinostenosis
  • aortic stenosis
  • ureterostenosis
  • pathology

Etymology

  • strictura (Latin)
  • strictus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Stricture

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Example sentences of the word stricture


1. Noun, singular or mass
To avoid that pain, cats with esophageal stricture often eat less and lose too much weight.

2. Verb, base form
An accident or injury while cycling can lead to stricture formation, however.

2. stricture

noun. ['ˈstrɪktʃɝ'] severe criticism.

Synonyms

  • criticism

Antonyms

  • approval

Etymology

  • strictura (Latin)
  • strictus (Latin)
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