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constriction

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

[kən′strik·shən]
(medicine)
(science and technology)
Narrowing of a channel or cylindrical member.
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Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella are part of the older generation of Princesses, but even the more modern Princesses have constrictively conventional attitudes toward clothing.
He went on to say, "but in quite contrast to this, his politics was to establish democracy and through it to obtain their political rights whilst constrictively participating in the economic development of the country."
-- Plans to enhance the capabilities of Miami-based Radio and TV Marti, which broadcasts anti-government material to Cuba; Launch of new public diplomacy programs in Latin America and Europe to keep international attention focused on the need for change in Cuba; Yet to be announced are specific regulations regarding how each of the initiatives will be defined, whether expansive or constrictively. Details: U.S.-Cuba Trade & Economic Council, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY 10112-0003.