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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The percent inhibition of abdominal constrictions induced through intraperitoneal injection of acetic acid with consequent induction of gastric pain diminished progressively with increasing doses of the extract administered.
The later rise of a High tone from glottal constriction in a part of the Athabaskan languages, e.g.
When choke constriction percentages are the same, all shotshells ranging from the .410 to the 10 gauge shoot patterns of about the same diameter so long as the same style of wad and shot of the same hardness are used.
Turkey chokes are usually stamped with their bore diameters, which is not the same as "choke constriction"
Under such circumstances, closing or covering raw surfaces without creating vaginal constriction or shortening is at times a challenge.
The abdominal constriction response and its suppression by analgesic drugs in the mouse.
Motorcycle exhaust particulate enhanced constriction of rat aortic rings induced by phenylephrine (Tzeng et al.
Pagan (no religion, free from constriction), Zeke ("Zhikr," from the Suni ceremony of spiritual remembrance), and Prana (Hindu/Indian for energy of the universe) are aptly named in terms of their personalities and role/importance in their mother's life.
Now, the research team will try to determine the physiological mechanisms causing the blood vessel constriction. That information will help launch a clinical trial, which may revamp standard shock wave lithotripsy protocols or lead to the development of drugs that can enhance the constriction to reduce the number of shocks administered.
Once the inflammatory process begins, it leads to swelling, fluid retention, constriction of blood vessels and a slowing or increasing of the movement of food through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
They convey the ritual nature of her work and underscore the theme of effort and physical constriction. Cariello's construction of her space presupposes discomfort, concentration of body, and organization of mind.
Just as fatty foods can clog arteries and heighten the risk of heart disease, a constriction of the blood vessels feeding the eye's retina may cause a progression of the illness, called age-related macular degeneration, said the report, which was published in The Archives of Ophthalmology.
-- Viagra is not the only treatment for erectile dysfunction, and a vacuum constriction device can be highly effective, Antonette M.
Laryngeal spasm is a sudden constriction of the muscles that bring the vocal cords together.
Her study of 99 male veterans who were taught the use of the ErecAid vacuum constriction device (Timm Medical Technologies, Eden Prairie, Minn.) showed that at a 2-month follow-up 78 of them (77.8%) were able to achieve an erection sufficient for intercourse by using the device.