Translation of constriction in Spanish:

constriction

estrechamiento, n.

Pronunciation /kənˈstrɪkʃ(ə)n//kənˈstrɪkʃn/

noun

  • 1

    (narrow part)
    estrechamiento masculine
    • The embryonic shell is separated from the juvenile shell by a distinct embryonic constriction.
    • Climb the sandy slope away from the hole, and wriggle through a couple of constrictions into a higher level of the chamber, which may, or may not, be Cotton Chamber.
    • Arrows indicate the primary constrictions of the labeled pair of chromosomes.
    • Iris constriction in the large eye is caused by contraction of the outer part of the lens capsule.
    • The treated limb will show patchy areas of pallor caused by arteriolar constriction.
    • A small tube in which there is a fixed constriction such that when blown a shrill sound is produced.
    • It is conceivable that the channel is not a rigid conduit but is subject to motions that form pockets separated by labile constrictions.
    • The maximum force, as previously, is required for entering the constriction from either side.
    • Depressions are concave regions on protein surfaces that have no constriction at the mouth.
    • Starting almost at the base, many branches grow out of each constriction, the bead-like segments becoming gradually smaller towards the tip of the branch.
    • Epidermal plastids in tomato contain low levels of chlorophyll and commonly have central constrictions suggesting that a significant proportion is in the process of plastid division.
    • The aganglionic segment is of normal caliber without stricture or constriction.
    • It turns out that the receptors also pick up the victim's pulse, and the constriction is strong enough to prevent its blood flow.
    • The constrictions were noted toward the fetal end in 4 of the 5 cases.
    • The only other species of Cahabagnathus that has a pastiniplanate element that displays a similar constriction is C. directus.
    • Bacteria divide symmetrically during normal growth and have a central constriction to bring about binary fission of the cell.
    • The axial ribs on the last whorl of Mexfusus extend abapically to a point above the constriction.
    • The diagnosis is emended to include the new observation of basal constrictions at dichotomies.
    • We do not assume any constrictions on the membrane shape far from the bud.
    • However, a temporary constriction occurs in the fifth largest chromosome of a variety of S. bicolor cultivated for silage, in addition to the major constriction in its largest chromosome.
  • 2

    (tightness)
    opresión feminine
    Medicine constricción feminine
    • Coronary artery vasospasm is the abnormal, sudden, intense constriction of an epicardial coronary artery.
    • Asthma results from the constriction of airways in the lungs.
    • The thickening of the outer PD ring during constriction suggests that this may provide the driving force necessary for central plastid constriction.
    • Sponges are capable of regulating the amount of flow through their bodies by the constriction of various openings.
    • Gass suspects constriction of blood vessels that reduces oxygen delivery to breast tissues is partly to blame.
    • Similarly, histamine arises in many tissues by the decarboxylation of histidine, which in excess causes constriction or dilation of various blood vessels.
    • And a rib belt is tightened to simulate the constriction on the lungs.
    • The final step is the constriction of ion channels that normally allow positive sodium ions to leak into the cell.
    • The constriction of the skin rotates the eyelashes progressively closer to the cornea.
    • Distressing scenes led to constriction, reducing the flow by 35 %.
    • His heart raced, flicking against his rib cage and tightening his throat to near total constriction.
    • The initial phase of the process is vascular constriction.
    • Bronchial asthma is a respiratory system condition in which the air tubes to the lungs become especially vulnerable to constriction.
    • Poisoning causes violent pain in the throat, vomiting, and possibly fatal collapse or constriction of the esophagus.
    • Drugs which cause constriction of the blood vessels may be required.
    • Perhaps the larger-sized digits of adults confer some protection from such injuries, in that a larger band is required to cause constriction.
    • There is an increased constriction of the phosphate tube, which leads to a closed back door state during the simulation.
    • The snakes that evolved venom no longer had to rely solely on constriction or other ways of physically subduing their prey.
    • In one of the affected dogs the contralateral eye was not treated due to pupillary constriction at the time of surgery.
    • The job of formation of the membrane neck and its constriction resulting, eventually, in fission has to be performed by proteins.
  • 3

    (limitation, hampering)
    restricción feminine
    limitación feminine
    the constriction(s) of social convention las restricciones / limitaciones que imponen las convenciones sociales