Simple Definition of obstruction
: something that blocks something else and makes it difficult for things to move through
: the condition of being blocked so that things cannot move through easily
: the act of making it difficult for something to happen or move forward
Examples of obstruction
They are removing trees and other obstructions from the path.
cases of intestinal obstruction in children
She died from an obstruction of the airway.
He is on trial for the obstruction of a criminal investigation.
First Known Use of obstruction
OBSTRUCTION Defined for Kids
Medical Definition of obstruction
1a: an act of obstructingb: a condition of being clogged or blocked <intestinal obstruction>
2: something that obstructs <dislodge an airway obstruction>
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