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constriction

Genetics a localized narrow region of a chromosome, esp at the centromere

constriction

[kən′strik·shən]
(medicine)
(science and technology)
Narrowing of a channel or cylindrical member.
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Louis, Missouri, urban particles (UPs; Standard Reference Material 1648) on the constriction of isolated rat pulmonary artery tings and the activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 (ERK1/2) and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) in human pulmonary artery endothelial cells with or without losartan, an antagonist of A[T.
It still takes some time at the patterning board determining exactly what the right degree of constriction is for the load being shot.
The building is steeped in Danishness: while the robust Norwegians decided to invest all the free space left between the demands of the programme and the constrictions of the perimeter in a big terrace so that the employees can enjoy Berlin's sun and the dubious pleasures of the air of St[ddot{u}]lerstraBe, the Danes chose to make a blond arcade furnished with triumphs of national design like Jacobsen chairs and Kjaerholm tables, lamps from Artemide and bookcases designed by 3x Nielsen themselves.
Geared toward a gay male audience, these books pretend to be about liberating the male form from societal and sartorial constrictions but are actually promoting a type of body fascism far more constricting than any three-piece suit could ever be.
WebFOCUS Resource Analyzer helps organizations monitor resource consumption, allowing administrators to identify inefficiencies in information architecture, eliminate bottlenecks and resource constrictions, achieve peak performance, and maximize usage.
Knowing the constrictions, we followed a tight schedule and the project was finished before the students returned.
While she agrees that ambivalent nostalgia for an archaic mother is part of the culture in which these works were written, she argues that they criticize the constrictions of such nostalgia and open up other perspectives.
the average constrictions expressed in American terms are:
Site constrictions dictated that the Toytown DLR should be placed over the JLE, with British Rail on parallel tracks to the JLE at ground level.