Isthmus

Definition of Isthmus

Isth´mus
n.1.(Geog.) A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland; as, the Isthmus of Panama; the Isthmus of Suez, etc.
Isthmus of the fauces
(Anat.) See Fauces.

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abbreviation, astriction, astringency, bottleneck, canal, cervix, channel, circumscription, coarctation, compactedness, compaction, compression, compressure, concentration, condensation, consolidation, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, curtailment, decrease, defile, diminuendo, hourglass, hourglass figure, knitting, narrow, narrow place, narrowing, narrows, neck, pass, puckering, pursing, reduction, shortening, solidification, strait, stranglement, strangulation, striction, stricture, systole, throat, wasp waist, wrinkling
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