HyperDic: coarctation

English > 2 senses of the word coarctation:
NOUNeventcoarctation, constrictiontight / tight or narrow compression
attributecoarctation(biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal
English > coarctation: 2 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningtight / tight or narrow compression.
Synonymconstriction
Broadercompression, condensation, contractionThe process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
English > coarctation: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaning(biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
BroadernarrowingAn instance of becoming narrow

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