Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of stenosis.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to a stenosis

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  • adjective abnormally constricted body canal or passage

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Examples

  • Peggy McCann, RDCS: In patients with a big VSD, with serious overriding of the aorta, and seriously stenotic pulmonary valve.

    Tetralogy of Fallot — Preparing for your Baby's Delivery

  • While the severely stenotic plaques may be a marker for the unstable variety being present elsewhere in the coronary circulation it is the latter that typically causes the myocardial infarction or acute coronary syndrome so that dilating the former may relieve angina symptoms but is not likely to prevent infarcts.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • While the severely stenotic plaques may be a marker for the unstable variety being present elsewhere in the coronary circulation it is the latter that typically causes the myocardial infarction or acute coronary syndrome so that dilating the former may relieve angina symptoms but is not likely to prevent infarcts.

    The COURAGE trial-fewer PCIs down the road for stable angina

  • I found the following sentence helpful in trying to understand what may be the relevant pathophysiology: "Unstable plaques that lead to myocardial infarction are not necessarily severely stenotic and severely stenotic plaques are not necessarily unstable ."

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I found the following sentence helpful in trying to understand what may be the relevant pathophysiology: "Unstable plaques that lead to myocardial infarction are not necessarily severely stenotic and severely stenotic plaques are not necessarily unstable ."

    The COURAGE trial-fewer PCIs down the road for stable angina

  • I saw three yesterday who had had the off-bypass surgery and their vessels were stenotic or they'd narrowed down.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live Weekend: How to Keep Your Heart Healthy - March 17, 2001

  • This causes it to become rigid and narrow, a condition known as a “stenotic cervix.”

    Getting Pregnant

  • When they do, your uterus can become stenotic, or “too tight” to function.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Just as angioplasty can open a stenotic artery, so valvuloplasty can be used to widen a stiff valve.

    Healing the Female Heart

  • Just as angioplasty can open a stenotic artery, so valvuloplasty can be used to widen a stiff valve.

    Healing the Female Heart

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