Simple Definition of blockage
: 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 in a sentence
He had surgery to open up blockages in his arteries.
trying to prevent blockage of the artery
First Known Use of blockage
Medical Definition of blockage
Legal Definition of blockage
: the condition of a large block of items of property (as shares of stock) that requires special valuation for purposes of estate and gift tax because the value of the items sold as a block differs from their value if sold individually
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