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occlusion

uh klooh zhuhn

  • n  closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
  • n  (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
  • n  (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
  • n  an obstruction in a pipe or tube
  • n  the act of blocking

  • The medical verdict was "acute coronary occlusion," i.
  • About two weeks after an otherwise undetected occlusion, the patient may have a hand (usually only one) that is swollen, shiny, discolored and stiff.
  • On the 44th anniversary of PTI's first issue, America's greatest maker of magazines died in Phoenix of a coronary occlusion.
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