obturation

noun
ob·​tu·​ra·​tion | \ ˌäb-tyə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce obturation (audio) , -tə- \

Definition of obturation

Other Words from obturation

obturate \ ˈäb-​tyə-​ˌrāt How to pronounce obturation (audio) , -​tə-​ \ transitive verb

First Known Use of obturation

1610, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for obturation

Latin obturation-, obturatio, from obturare to obstruct

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“Obturation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obturation. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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obturation

noun
ob·​tu·​ra·​tion | \ ˌäb-t(y)ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce obturation (audio) \

Medical Definition of obturation

: obstruction of a bodily passage intestinal obturation

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