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occlusive

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adjective oc·clu·sive \-siv, -ziv\

Definition of occlusive

  1. 1 :  serving to occlude

  2. 2 :  characterized by occlusion



Origin and Etymology of occlusive

Latin occlusus, past participle of occludere


First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with occlusive

allusive, collusive, conclusive, conducive, delusive, diffusive, effusive, elusive, exclusive, extrusive, illusive, inclusive, intrusive, obtrusive, preclusive, prelusive, protrusive, reclusive, suffusive


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occlusive

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adjective oc·clu·sive \-siv\

Medical Definition of occlusive

  1. :  causing or characterized by occlusion <occlusive arterial disease>




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