noun \ˈblä-kij\

: something that stops something (such as blood) from moving through something (such as a blood vessel)

: the state of being blocked

Full Definition of BLOCKAGE

:  an act or instance of obstructing :  the state of being blocked <a blockage in a coronary artery>

Examples of BLOCKAGE

  1. He had surgery to open up blockages in his arteries.
  2. trying to prevent blockage of the artery

First Known Use of BLOCKAGE


Rhymes with BLOCKAGE


noun \ˈbläk-ij\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLOCKAGE

: the action of blocking or the state of being blocked: as a : blockade 2 b : internal resistance to understanding a communicated idea, to learning new material, or to adopting a new mode of response because of existing habitual ways of thinking, perceiving, and acting—compare blocking


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