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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