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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin constrictio, constrictionis, from Latin constringo.

NounEdit

constriction (countable and uncountable, plural constrictions)

  1. The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.
  2. A narrow part of something; a stricture.
  3. A compression.

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