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  Definition of constriction
  1. the action or process of compressing
  2. a feeling of tightness in some part of the body; "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"
  3. tight or narrow compression
  4. a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel
Similar Words: coarctation, bottleneck, chokepoint

 

Hyponyms: spasm, squeeze, strangulation, vasoconstriction

 

Derivational Morphology: compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press, constringe, narrow, bottleneck

 

 
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