HyperDic: stenosis

English > 1 sense of the word stenosis:
NOUNstatestenosis, strictureabnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
English > stenosis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAbnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway.
Narroweraortic stenosisAbnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
enterostenosisAbnormal narrowing of the intestine
laryngostenosisAbnormal narrowing of the larynx
mitral stenosis, mitral valve stenosisObstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
pulmonary stenosisAbnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle
pyloric stenosisnarrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum
rhinostenosisnarrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities
ureterostenosisstenosis of the ureter
BroaderpathologyAny deviation from a healthy or normal / normal condition
Spanishestegnosis, estenosis
Adjectivesstenoticabnormally constricted body canal or passage

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