narrowing

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leaf narrowing to a slender point acuminate leaf
any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels angiotensin , angiotonin , Hypertensin
abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve aortic stenosis
small semi-evergreen shrubby tree of southeastern United States having hairy young branchlets and leaves narrowing to a slender bristly point bluejack oak , Quercus incana , turkey oak
narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel bottleneck , chokepoint , constriction
pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways chronic pyelonephritis
approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap closing , closure
(biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta coarctation
abnormal narrowing of the intestine enterostenosis
continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract fricative , fricative consonant , spirant
abnormal narrowing of the larynx laryngostenosis
obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever) mitral stenosis , mitral valve stenosis
any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure pressor , vasoconstrictive , vasoconstrictor
abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle pulmonary stenosis
narrowing of the pyloric sphincter that blocks the passage of food from the stomach into the duodenum pyloric stenosis
narrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities rhinostenosis
narrowing of a passage stenosis
abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway stenosis , stricture
narrowing of passage, abnormal stricture
gradual narrowing taper
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