As nouns the difference between astriction and constriction
is that astriction
is the act of binding; restriction; obligation while constriction
is the act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.
The act of binding; restriction; obligation.
(medicine) A contraction of parts by applications; the action of an astringent substance.
(legal, Scotland, historical) An obligation to have the grain growing on certain lands ground at a certain mill, the owner paying a toll. (The lands were said to be astricted to the mill.)
- (Francis Bacon)
The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
A narrow part of something; a stricture