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constriction

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

constriction

[kən′strik·shən]
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Narrowing of a channel or cylindrical member.
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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.
Breaking with the pessimism of the Taoiseach, who still recently appeared to doubt whether his colleagues would agree at the March 25-26 European Council to reconvene the IGC (see European Report 2849), Dick Roche declared: "our partners have worked in good faith, constrictively and positively, permitting us to explore their concerns, secure a better understanding of the room for compromise and explore where a possible agreement might lie".
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.

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