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obturation

noun ob·tu·ra·tion \ˌäb-tyə-ˈrā-shən, -tə-\

Definition of OBTURATION

ob·tu·rate \ˈäb-tyə-ˌrāt, -tə-\ transitive verb

Origin of OBTURATION

Latin obturation-, obturatio, from obturare to obstruct
First Known Use: 1610

obturation

noun ob·tu·ra·tion \ˌäb-t(y)ə-ˈrā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OBTURATION

:  obstruction of a bodily passage <intestinal obturation>

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