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[Gr. stenōsis, a narrowing] The constriction or narrowing of a passage or orifice. SEE: obstruction (1) stenosedstenotic (stĕ-nōst) (stĕ-nōzd′) (stĕ-not′ik), adj.
CAUSES Stenosis may involve almost any tube or duct. It may result from embryonic maldevelopment, hypertrophy and thickening of a sphincter muscle, inflammatory disorders, or excessive development of fibrous tissue.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Stenosis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740721/all/stenosis.
Stenosis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740721/all/stenosis. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Stenosis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740721/all/stenosis
Stenosis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740721/all/stenosis.
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