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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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Although recent default rates for construction loans (originated from what Fitch considers quality programs) show a close correlation to that of traditional CMBS loans, Fitch believes a capital constrictive lending environment or a stressed real estate market would precipitate significantly more defaults for construction loans compared to traditional CMBS loans,' stated Fitch Senior Director Patty Bach.
Developments in the area of liquid nitrogen based cryogenic shipping containers have brought the previously cost constrictive technology to within acceptable parameters of affordability and efficiency, so much so in fact, that cryogenic shipping has now become a viable alternative to traditional dry ice (which is itself categorized as a hazardous material) shipping methods.
We find it too constrictive for our clients and their portfolios.
Some of the constrictive condom-inspired dresses were two-fold bubble skirts and a translucent hat.
Sometimes, the romanticism of the past can dilute difficult realities and constrictive traditions and ideas.
In new patients you can become something akin to a miracle-worker if you cannot only treat the corn, but stop it returning by pointing out that the Winter hose may be just a little constrictive.
Jane Parnell's Off Trail: Finding My Way Home in the Colorado Rockies is an inspiring memoir about surmounting challenges, including the highest peaks in the Colorado Rockies, personal trauma, and constrictive gender roles.
Making vacation truly adventurous can be significantly acquired with the constrictive assistance of these operators.
But we're not talking constrictive jackets and pencil skirts - right now, a slouchy oversized blazer should be top of your shopping list.
Chylous ascites and chylopleura due to constrictive pericarditis are rare and characterized by white milky ascites and pleural fluid.
This has been announced at a time when businesses are seeking to part ways with large-footprint EMM and MDM solutions that trade mobile functionality for excessive complexity and constrictive security policies.
The name Constrictive Dissemble itself clearly quotes that it pretends to change or get modified as a result of an act made upon it.