The danger in these cases may be immediate from entire, or more remote from partial, occlusion.
The occlusion of the Mississippi was the grievance they deplored.
There is in the economy of nature a provision made to overcome the resistance of occlusion.
It is far different when the cause of the occlusion is to be ascertained.
And he lifted a hand, with intent to clap it smartly upon the part the occlusion of which was desirable.
Even gases may be expected to some extent to be retained by occlusion.
If the occlusion be not normal, the upper jaw and alveolar process will develop laterally as well as anteriorly.
The pain complained of may be due to occlusion of an artery, although evidence for this is lacking.
The temperature at which this occlusion will take place can be determined by the screw in the lateral arm.
A much more common cause of occlusion is an intestinal parasite, which crawls in and is fastened.
occlusion oc·clu·sion (ə-klōō'zhən)
The act of occluding or the state of being occluded.
An obstruction or a closure of a body passage.
Any contact between the cutting or chewing surfaces of opposing teeth.
The alignment of the teeth of the upper and lower jaws when brought together.
The absorption of a gas or other substance, as by a metal.
The inclusion of one substance within another.