stricture

  1. abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
  2. severe criticism

stricture

(from the article `diagnosis`) ...persist despite an adequate trial of treatment or when there is upper gastrointestinal bleeding or a suspicion of upper gastrointestinal cancer. ... Fibrous (scar) tissue contracts over time. Consequently, when fibrous tissue develops around a tube, as in the esophagus, in response to ... [2 related ...
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stricture

(strikĀ“chәr) stenosis.
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stricture

[n] - severe criticism
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Stricture

• (n.) A localized morbid contraction of any passage of the body. Cf. Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture, under Organic, and Spasmodic. • (n.) Strictness. • (n.) A stroke; a glance; a touch. • (n.) A touch of adverse criticism; censure.
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stricture

<anatomy> A narrowing, especially of a tube or canal, due to scar tissue or tumour. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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stricture

noun severe criticism
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Stricture

Stric'ture noun [ Latin strictura a contraction, from stringere , strictum , to draw tight: confer French stricture . See Strict .] 1. Strictness. [ Obsolete] « A man of stricture and firm abstinence.» Shak. 2. A stroke...
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Stricture

A narrowing of a tube in the body, e.g., in the urethra.
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STRICTURE

a narrowing of passage in the body
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Stricture

Abnormal scarring or narrowing of a hollow tube
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Stricture

An abnormal narrowing of a bodily passage due to trauma, inflammation, cancer or the formation of scar tissue
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Stricture

Generally used in bariatric surgery to refer to a narrowing of the stoma. Stricture can also refer to a narrowing anywhere along the intestine. These generally occur weeks to months after the operation and may need to be dilated back to the optimal size using endoscopy, or may require a re-operation to correct.
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STRICTURE

Narrowing of the diameter of a hollow tube, usually the result of contraction caused by local tissue damage.
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stricture

severe criticism
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stricture

severe criticism
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stricture

Similar to stenosis. Narrowing of a tubular structure.
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Stricture

Stricture: An abnormal narrowing of a body passage, especially a tube or a canal. The stricture may be due, for example, to scar tissue or to a tumor. Stricture refers to both the process of narrowing and the narrowed part itself. A stricture is also anything that closely restrains or limits. Shakespeare used 'stricture' in the sense of strictness,...
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stricture

Type: Term Pronunciation: strik′chūr Definitions: 1. A circumscribed narrowing or stenosis of a hollow structure, usually consisting of cicatricial contracture or deposition of abnormal tissue.
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