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obturation

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

Definition of obturation

obturate

play \ˈäb-tyə-ˌrāt, -tə-\ transitive verb


Origin and Etymology of obturation

Latin obturation-, obturatio, from obturare to obstruct


First Known Use: 1610


Medical Dictionary

obturation

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

Medical Definition of obturation

  1. :  obstruction of a bodily passage <intestinal obturation>




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