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adjective oblit·er·a·tive \ə-ˈbli-tə-ˌrā-tiv, ō-, -rə-tiv\

Definition of obliterative

  1. :  inducing or characterized by obliteration: such asa :  causing or accompanied by closure or collapse of a lumen obliterative arterial diseaseb :  tending to make inconspicuous obliterative behavior

First Known Use of obliterative

1827


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obliterative

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adjective oblit·er·a·tive \ə-ˈblit-ə-ˌrāt-iv, ō-, -ə-rət-\

Medical Definition of obliterative

  1. :  inducing or characterized by obliteration; especially :  causing or accompanied by closure or collapse of a lumen obliterative arterial disease


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