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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stric·ture /ˈstrɪkʧɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stric·ture /ˈstrɪkʧɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stric·ture n.
 1. Strictness. [Obs.]
    A man of stricture and firm abstinence.   --Shak.
 2. A stroke; a glance; a touch. [Obs.]
 3. A touch of adverse criticism; censure.
    [I have] given myself the liberty of these strictures by way of reflection on all and every passage.   --Hammond.
 4. Med. A localized morbid contraction of any passage of the body.  Cf. Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture, under Organic, and Spasmodic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway [syn: stenosis]
      2: severe criticism