obliterative


oblit·er·a·tive

adjective \ə-ˈbli-tə-ˌrā-tiv, ō-, -rə-tiv\

Definition of OBLITERATIVE

:  inducing or characterized by obliteration: as
a :  causing or accompanied by closure or collapse of a lumen <obliterative arterial disease>
b :  tending to make inconspicuous <obliterative behavior>

First Known Use of OBLITERATIVE

circa 1812

oblit·er·a·tive

adjective \ə-ˈblit-ə-ˌrāt-iv, ō-, -ə-rət-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OBLITERATIVE

: inducing or characterized by obliteration; especially : causing or accompanied by closure or collapse of a lumen <obliterative arterial disease>

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