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Stricture

Stric´ture
n.1.Strictness.
A man of stricture and firm abstinence.
- Shak.
2.A stroke; a glance; a touch.
3.A touch of adverse criticism; censure.
4.(Med.) A localized morbid contraction of any passage of the body. Cf. Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture, under Organic, and Spasmodic.
Noun1.stricture - abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
Synonyms: stenosis
2.stricture - severe criticism
Pronunciation: (STRIK-sher)

The abnormal narrowing of a body opening. Also called stenosis. See also Esophageal Stricture and Pyloric Stenosis.

Stricture
abbreviation, adverse criticism, anathema, animadversion, arraignment, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, aspersion, astriction, astringency, bad notices, bad press, blame, blockage, blocking, bottleneck, captiousness, carping, castigation, cavil, caviling, censoriousness, censure, cervix, check, circumscription, clogging, closing up, closure, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condemnation, condensation, consolidation, constraint, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, cramp, criticism, curtailment, damnation, decrease, decrial, delay, denouncement, denunciation, detainment, detention, deterrent, diminuendo, exception, excoriation, faultfinding, fixation, flak, flaying, foot-dragging, fulmination, fustigation, hairsplitting, hampering, hindering, hindrance, hit, holdback, holdup, home thrust, hostile criticism, hourglass, hourglass figure, hypercriticalness, hypercriticism, impeachment, impediment, imputation, indictment, inhibition, interdiction, interference, interruption, isthmus, knitting, knock, let, nagging, narrow place, narrowing, neck, negativism, niggle, niggling, nit, nit-picking, nuisance value, obloquy, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, opposition, overcriticalness, pestering, pettifogging, pillorying, priggishness, puckering, pursing, quibble, quibbling, rap, reduction, reflection, reprehension, repression, reproachfulness, reprobation, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardation, retardment, setback, shortening, skinning alive, slam, solidification, squeeze, stranglehold, stranglement, strangulation, striction, suppression, swipe, systole, taking exception, taper, tapering, trichoschistism, wasp waist, wrinkling
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