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.
- Obstructive thrombus
obstructive thrombus n. A thrombus due to obstruction in the vessel from compression or other cause.
[ob-stroo-uh nt] /ˈɒb stru ənt/ adjective 1. Medicine/Medical. (of a substance) producing an obstruction. 2. Phonetics. (of a speech sound) characterized by stoppage or obstruction of the flow of air from the lungs. Compare . noun 3. Medicine/Medical. a medicine that closes the natural passages of the body. 4. Phonetics. an obstruent speech sound; a […]