stenosis

Definitions of stenosis
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n abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

Synonyms:
stricture
Types:
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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
Type of:
pathology
any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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