stenosis

Definitions of stenosis
  1. noun
    abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
    synonyms: stricture
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    aortic stenosis
    abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
    enterostenosis
    abnormal narrowing of the intestine
    laryngostenosis
    abnormal narrowing of the larynx
    pulmonary stenosis
    abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle
    pyloric stenosis
    narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum
    rhinostenosis
    narrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities
    mitral stenosis, mitral valve stenosis
    obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
    ureterostenosis
    stenosis of the ureter
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    pathology
    any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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