obstructive apnea n.
Apnea that results from obstructed air passages or from inadequate respiratory muscle activity.
- Obstructive dysmenorrhea
obstructive dysmenorrhea n. Dysmenorrhea caused by an obstruction to the escape of the menstrual blood. Also called mechanical dysmenorrhea.
- Obstructive hydrocephalus
obstructive hydrocephalus n. See noncommunicating hydrocephalus.
- Obstructive jaundice
obstructive jaundice n. Jaundice resulting from obstruction of the flow of bile from the liver to the duodenum. Also called mechanical jaundice.
- Obstructive murmur
obstructive murmur n. A murmur caused by a narrowing of one of the valvular orifices.