Organic stricture


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Organic stricture (Med) a contraction of one of the natural passages of the body produced by structural changes in its walls, as distinguished from a spasmodic stricture, which is due to muscular contraction.
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In literature:

Often it is passed in a +forked or twisted stream+, plainly showing the presence of either organic or spasmodic stricture.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
Different forms of the organic stricture.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise