nicking

noun
nick·​ing | \ ˈnik-iŋ How to pronounce nicking (audio) \

Medical Definition of nicking

: localized constriction of a retinal vein by the pressure from an artery crossing it seen especially in arterial hypertension

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“Nicking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nicking. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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