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Definition of Stricture

Stricture: An abnormal narrowing of a body passage, especially a tube or a canal. The stricture may be due, for example, to scar tissue or to a tumor. Stricture refers to both the process of narrowing and the narrowed part itself.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2013

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