|VERB || to constrict | constricted | constricted|
constricting | constricts
VERB to infinitive | simple past | past participle
present participle | 3rd person
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- Activity in the nerve fibers constricts the urethra.
- It usually involves either a disruption of the parasympathetic nerve supply to the eye (which normally constricts the pupil) or overactivity of the sympathetic nervous system (SNS).
- The approximation of the arches due to the contraction of the palatoglossal muscles constricts the fauces, and is essential to swallowing.
- A cold compress near the eye can act as a short-term remedy as cold temperature constricts blood vessels, preventing the flow of fluid into tissues and diminishing puffiness in the process.
- Cold constricts local blood vessels, which results in a decrease in bleeding and swelling.
- In daylight the eye's pupil constricts, thus reducing the amount of light entering after a flash.
- They have several motor functions: raise the eyelid (superior tarsal muscle), dilate pupil (pupillary dilator muscle), innervate sweat glands of face and scalp and constricts blood vessels in the head.
- However, government aid can be only be provided by these current grant scheme within the constricts set out the European Commission, which among other constraints require a degree of proof that a project will not proceed without the requested grant aid.
- A contributing basis on which the story was constructed was Lewis' belief that the English Victorian past constricts the "revolutionary consciousness", which potentially could be expressed through modern art and literature.
- The ciliary muscle constricts making the lens thicker, shortening its focal length.
- If there is a small, irregular pupil that constricts poorly to light, but normally to accommodation, this is an Argyll Robertson pupil.
- The Goring Gap constricts the Thames, narrowing the otherwise broad valley. Downstream lower hills almost face each other at Henley-on-Thames.
- In the cases of cardiogenic shock resulting from heart failure or acute hemorrhagic shock caused by a large volume of blood loss, the body constricts peripheral vessels to reverse the low arterial pressure that causes inadequate tissue perfusion.
- This grouping of muscles constricts to close the urogenital openings.
- Angiotensin II constricts blood vessels, increasing blood pressure.
- The receptacle is distinctively subglobose or "bowl-shaped", and it constricts abruptly at the base, where it meets the pedicel. The top of the ovary is often raised in the centre.
- Any pathology which constricts blood flow, such as stenosis, will increase total peripheral resistance and lead to hypertension.
- At these elevated levels, angiotensin II also constricts the afferent arteriole into the glomerulus in addition to the efferent arteriole it normally constricts.
- Bronchospasm, a potentially life-threatening situation, occurs when the smooth muscular tissue of the bronchioles constricts, severely narrowing their diameter.
- As the placode continues to deepen, the opening to the surface ectoderm constricts These signals also induce the synthesis of proteins called crystallins.
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