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Con*stric"tion (?), n. [L. constrictio: cf. F. constriction.]


The act of constricting by means of some inherent power or by movement or change in the thing itself, as distinguished from compression.


The state of being constricted; the point where a thing is constricted; a narrowing or binding.

A constriction of the parts inservient to speech. Grew.


© Webster 1913.

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