Definition of Stenosis

1. Noun. Abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway.




Definition of Stenosis

1. n. A narrowing of the opening or hollow of any passage, tube, or orifice; as, stenosis of the pylorus. It differs from stricture in being applied especially to diffused rather than localized contractions, and in always indicating an origin organic and not spasmodic.

Definition of Stenosis

1. Noun. (medicine) An abnormal narrowing or stricture in a blood vessel or other tubular organ. ¹

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Definition of Stenosis

1. a narrowing of a bodily passage [n -NOSES] : STENOTIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stenosis

stenographs
stenography
stenogs
stenokies
stenokous
stenoky
stenonite
stenopaic
stenophagous
stenophyllous
stenopterygius
stenos
stenosed
stenoses
stenosis (current term)
stenotherm
stenothermal
stenotherms
stenotic
stenotopic
stenotype
stenotyped
stenotypes
stenotypical
stenotypies
stenotyping
stenotypist
stenotypists
stenotypy

Literary usage of Stenosis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"These cases were definitely mitral stenosis and not aortic insufficiency, ... Of the 36 cases, 24 were pure mitral stenosis, ie, with no insufficiency, ..."

2. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell, Frederick Cheever Shattuck (1886)
"stenosis of the Mitral Orifice (Mitral stenosis). Mitral stenosis often develops in chronic endocarditis of the mitral valve, as a sequel to a previous ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"The two conditions, as already stated, may occur together, however, and probably in almost every case of stenosis there is some leakage. ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"AORTIC stenosis. Narrowing or stricture of the aortic orifice is joot nearly so common a- insufficiency. The two conditions, as already stated, ..."

5. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1915)
"stenosis of the descending aortic arch (coarctation of the aorta) 212; ... Defective interventricular septum 189; pulmonary stenosis in 75. other defects in ..."

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