nicking

noun

nick·​ing ˈnik-iŋ How to pronounce nicking (audio)
: 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 23 Jun. 2024.

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