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English definition of “constrictor”


noun [C] uk   /kənˈstrɪk.tər/ us    /-tɚ/

constrictor noun [C] (SNAKE)

any snake that kills animals and birds by wrapping itself around them and crushing them
See also
Reptile and amphibian names

constrictor noun [C] (MUSCLE)

specialized medical a muscle that makes a part of the body narrowerSubstances and structures in the body
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