steno-, sten-

(Greek: narrow, contracted; short)

polystenohaline
Organisms that only inhabit oceanic waters of relatively constant high salinity.
rhinostenosis
1. Narrowing of a nasal passage.
2. Permanent constriction of the nose or nasal cavity.
sclerostenosis
Stenosis marked by hardening or thickening of tissue.
sialostenosis
Stenosis, occlusion, or narrowing, of a duct of a major salivary gland.
stenobaric
1. Tolerant of a narrow range of atmospheric or hydrostatic pressures.
2. Animals adaptable only to small differences in pressure or altitude.
stenobary
Limited to or able to live only within a narrow range of water depths. A reference to aquatic organisms.
stenobathic, stenobathy
Having a narrow vertical range of distribution.
stenobenthos, stenobenthic
Living within a narrow range of depth on the sea bottom or lake bed.
stenobionic
A reference to an organism requiring a stable uniform habitat.
stenobiontic
A reference to an organism requiring a stable uniform habitat.
stenobregmatic
Having a narrow anterior and upper head form.
stenocardia
Angina pectoris.
stenocephalic
Having stenocephaly.
stenocephaly, stenocephalia
An abnormal narrowness of the head.
stenochoric
1. Having a narrow range of distribution.
2. A plant that has a restricted distribution.