occlusion

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

oc·clu·sion

noun \ə-ˈklü-zhən\

Definition of OCCLUSION

1
: the act of occluding or the state of being occluded : a shutting off or obstruction of something <a coronary occlusion>; especially : a blocking of the central passage of one reflex by the passage of another
2
a : the bringing of the opposing surfaces of the teeth of the two jaws into contact; also : the relation between the surfaces when in contact b : the transient approximation of the edges of a natural opening <occlusion of the eyelids>
3
: sorption; especially : sorption of gases

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