impaction

noun im·pac·tion \ im-ˈpak-shən \

Definition of impaction

: the act of becoming or the state of being impacted; especially : lodgment of something (such as feces) in a body passage or cavity

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First Known Use of impaction

1739


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impaction

noun im·pac·tion \ im-ˈpak-shən \

medical Definition of impaction

: the act of becoming or the state of being impacted; specifically : lodgment or an instance of lodgment of something (as a tooth or feces) in a body passage or cavity

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