verb (used with object), ob·tu·rat·ed, ob·tu·rat·ing.
- obturating embolism,
- obturator artery,
- obturator canal,
- obturator crest
Origin of obturate
Examples from the Web for obturator
In some cases there is pain along the course of the obturator nerve.
The obturator notch is also much less elongated in some skeletons than in others.
Obturator and internal circumflex with anastomotica and superior internal articular.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
The posterolateral intermuscular line is a slight ridge extending distally from the obturator ridge.
He found an obturator, instead of a tibial, supply to M. flexor ischiofemoralis.