from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by stenosis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by stenosis; morbidly narrowed.
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- adj. abnormally constricted body canal or passage
His spine is not the only part of this body stenosed.
It will be seen that anatomically the pulsion diverticulum has its origin in the pharynx; the symptoms, however, are referable to the esophagus and the subdiverticular esophagus is stenosed by compression of the pouch; therefore, it is properly classified as an esophageal disease.
"Rough voice" since birth, but larynx never examined until stenosed after diphtheria.
_Bouginage_ of a malignant esophagus to increase temporarily the size of the stenosed lumen is of questionable advisability, and is attended with the great risk of perforating the weakened esophageal wall.
If free breathing cannot be obtained when the cannula is corked, the larynx is stenosed, and special work will be required to remove the tube.
In severely stenosed tuberculous larynges a tracheotomy should first be done, for though the reaction is slight it might be sufficient to close a narrowed glottis.
Mortality from the endoscopic procedure is almost nil, and if gastrostomy is done early in the tightly stenosed cases, ultimate cure may be confidently expected with careful though prolonged treatment.
The left bronchus may be stenosed by pressure from a hypertrophied cardiac auricle.
Follow-up was difficult, the patient was seen only some moths later with a stenosed vagina and lower abdominal pain.