occlusor

noun
oc·​clu·​sor | \ -üsə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of occlusor

: a body part that closes or blocks another occlusor muscles the operculum forms an effective occlusor of the snail's shell

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History and Etymology for occlusor

New Latin, from Latin occlusus (past participle of occludere) + New Latin -or

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“Occlusor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occlusor. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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