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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: stricture(0.01043 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to stricture.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway [syn: stenosis]
2: severe criticism
English → English (gcide)
Stricture \Stric"ture\, n. [L. strictura a contraction, from
stringere, strictum, to draw tight: cf. F. stricture. See
1. Strictness. [Obs.]
A man of stricture and firm abstinence. --Shak.
2. A stroke; a glance; a touch. [Obs.] --Sir M. Hale.
3. A touch of adverse criticism; censure.
[I have] given myself the liberty of these
strictures by way of reflection on all and every
4. (Med.) A localized morbid contraction of any passage of
the body. Cf. Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture
, under Organic, and Spasmodic. --Arbuthnot.