Con*strict" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Constricted; p.pr. & vb.n. Constricting.] [L. constrictus, p.p. of constringere. See Constrain.]
To draw together; to render narrower or smaller; to bind; to cramp; to contract or ause to shrink.
Such things as constrict the fibers.
Membranous organs inclosing a cavity which their contraction constrict.
Todd & Bowman.
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