Definition of Stricture

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




2. Noun. Severe criticism.
Generic synonyms: Criticism, Unfavorable Judgment

Definition of Stricture

1. n. Strictness.

Definition of Stricture

1. Noun. (context: usually in plural) A rule restricting behaviour or action. ¹

2. Noun. A sternly critical remark or review. ¹

3. Noun. (medicine) Abnormal narrowing of a canal or duct in the body. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) strictness ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A stroke; a glance; a touch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stricture

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stricture

stricter
strictest
striction
strictions
strictly
strictly better
strictly decreasing function
strictly decreasing functions
strictly increasing function
strictly increasing functions
strictly proper
strictly speaking
strictness
strictnesses
stricture (current term)
strictured
strictureplasties
strictureplasty
strictures
stridden
striddle
striddled
striddles
stride
stride piano
stridence
stridences
stridencies

Literary usage of Stricture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the venereal disease by John Hunter, Ph. Ricord, Freeman Josiah Bumstead (1853)
"Of the Gleet in conséquence of stricture. have already observed that it generally happens, if not always, that there is a gleet when there is a stricture in ..."

2. A Manual for the Practice of Surgery by Thomas Bryant (1881)
"When the stricture is more extensive, there is hardly a limit to the extent of inflammatory deposit which may exist, from the narrow band already alluded to ..."

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