constriction


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Related to constriction: constriction ring, pupillary constriction
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a becoming narrow or narrower

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a compressing of something

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a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

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tight or narrow compression

a tight feeling in some part of the body

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the action or process of compressing

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Each atlas vertebra was inspected for the constrictions on the margins of the facets whether it was on medial margin, lateral margin or on both margins along with study of symmetry.
Recently, a rather an innovative technique involving alternate rapid maxillary expansions and constrictions (Alt-RAMEC) for 5 to 7weeks followed by protraction via facemask for 4-6 months is considered successful in patients beyond puberty with mild to moderate maxillary deficiency.
However, choke tubes can be described as having a specific degree of constriction.
Ventrianal shield vase shaped, mostly smooth, with a profound constriction immediately behind JV1, 113 (98-119, 98) long, 68 (64-76, 76) wide at level of ZV2, and 79 (76-81, 76) wide at anus level, with 3 pairs of pre-anal setae (JV1, JV2 and ZV2) and a pair of round pores posteromesad of JV2; setae JV4, JV5, ZV1, and ZV3 on unsclerotised cuticle.
s] during Apex locator calibration apical constriction point may be determined exactly.
So whether or not this method of constriction developed recently on Guam in response to the overabundance of mammalian prey types or is an ancestral trait in their native habitat remains to be explored, The evolution of species-specific venom components may have driven the snakes toward preferentially using constriction over envenomation for mammalian prey in order to conserve venom, or prey capture kinematics drove the development of certain venom components.
Even though the standard amount of constriction for Full choke has since been reduced to .
Choke constriction is determined by measuring the inside diameter of the choke at its smallest point and subtracting what you get from the bore diameter of a barrel.
patients who want to be sexually active but suffer iatrogenic vaginal constriction or shortening, or both, are a surgical challenge.
Antinociceptive activity was screened using acetic acid-induced abdominal constriction in ICR mice.
We examined the effects of irradiation applied to an area near the lumbar sympathetic ganglia on the ligated side in a chronic constriction injury model in rats, which is believed to be an animal model of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
But in addition to weight, commanders have to look at constriction and how much ability soldiers have to move their arms and legs and get in and out of vehicles quickly, Spoehr said.
7% understand that the major symptom is the constriction of the visual field.
The amount of constriction depends upon the energy fed into the magnet (usually a maximum of 5 amps).