constrictiveness

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constriction (kənˈstrɪkʃən)
 
n
1.  a feeling of tightness in some part of the body, such as the chest
2.  the act of constricting or condition of being constricted
3.  something that is constricted
4.  genetics a localized narrow region of a chromosome, esp at the centromere
 
con'strictive
 
adj
 
con'strictively
 
adv
 
con'strictiveness
 
n

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