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Isthmus

Isth´mus
n.1.(Geog.) A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus of Panama; the Isthmus of Suez, etc.
Isthmus of the fauces
(Anat.) See Fauces.
Noun1.isthmus - a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
2.isthmus - a narrow band of tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure

ISTHMUS. A tongue or strip of land between two seas. Glos. on Law, 37, book 2, tit. 3, of the Dig.

abbreviation, astriction, astringency, bottleneck, canal, cervix, channel, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, consolidation, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, curtailment, decrease, defile, diminuendo, hourglass, hourglass figure, knitting, narrow, narrow place, narrowing, narrows, neck, pass, puckering, pursing, reduction, shortening, solidification, strait, stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, systole, throat, wasp waist, wrinkling
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