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

1.

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

2.

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.

 

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