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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of blocking; An obstruction in a pipe or tube; (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed; (meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft;

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  • I was looking to see what the word occlusion meant.
  • Fetal lung growth after short-term tracheal occlusion is linearly related to intratracheal pressure.
  • Retinal vein occlusion occurs when one of the veins becomes blocked by a blood clot.
  • The low-frequency increase in perceived BC sound when wearing ear-plugs and/or ear-muffs is called the occlusion effect. for more
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