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constrictor

noun con·stric·tor \-ˈstrik-tər\

Definition of CONSTRICTOR

1
:  a muscle that contracts a cavity or orifice or compresses an organ
2
:  a snake (as a boa constrictor) that coils around and compresses prey
3
:  one that constricts

First Known Use of CONSTRICTOR

1735

Rhymes with CONSTRICTOR

CONSTRICTOR Defined for Kids

constrictor

noun con·stric·tor \kən-ˈstrik-tər\

Definition of CONSTRICTOR for Kids

:  a snake (as a boa) that kills its prey by coiling around and crushing it
Medical Dictionary

constrictor

noun con·stric·tor \-ˈstrik-tər\

Medical Definition of CONSTRICTOR

:  a muscle that contracts a cavity or orifice or compresses an organ—see inferior constrictor, middle constrictor, superior constrictor

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