occlusive dressing n.
A dressing that seals a wound from air or bacteria.
- Occlusive ileus
occlusive ileus n. Complete mechanical blocking of the lumen of the intestine.
- Occlusive meningitis
occlusive meningitis n. Leptomeningitis causing occlusion of the spinal fluid pathways.
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[ok-uhl-tey-shuh n] /ˌɒk ʌlˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Astronomy. the passage of one celestial body in front of another, thus hiding the other from view: applied especially to the moon’s coming between an observer and a star or planet. 2. disappearance from view or notice. 3. the act of blocking or hiding from view. 4. the […]