< Greek στένωσις narrowing, < στενοῦν to narrow, < στενός narrow.(Show Less)
"The numbness in your arms and legs increases. You return to your doctors and they send you over to a neurologist, who sends you out for an MRI. Looks like you have stenosis all down your spine, the doctor reports, impressed."
- Junot Díaz, "The Cheater's Guide to Love", New Yorker 23 July 2012