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English noun: coarctation

1. coarctation (event) tight or narrow compression


Synonymsconstriction


Broader (hypernym)compression, condensation, contraction

2. coarctation (attribute) (biology) a narrowing or constriction of a vessel or canal; especially a congenital narrowing of the aorta


Broader (hypernym)narrowing


Domain categorybiological science, biology









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