HyperDic: stricture

English > 2 senses of the word stricture:
NOUNstatestricture, stenosisabnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
communicationstricturesevere criticism
stricture > pronunciation
Soundsstrih'kcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > stricture: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAbnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway.
Synonymstenosis
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
Catalanestenosi
English > stricture: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningsevere criticism.
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
Spanishcensura, constricción
Catalancensura

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