verb (used with object), oc·clud·ed, oc·clud·ing.
verb (used without object), oc·clud·ed, oc·clud·ing.
Origin of occlude
Synonyms for occlude
Related Words for occludeobstruct, hinder, shut, clog, throttle, congest, choke, impede, stopper, seal, close, curb, plug, fill
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Historical Examples of occlude
In some instances pseudo-membrane is so massed in plugs as to occlude the cavity of the tube, as with obturators.
At the same time it may so compress the main tube as to occlude its calibre and prevent access of food to the stomach.
The presence of old splits is often indicated by a ridge of callous, the result of the cambium's effort to occlude the wound.The Mechanical Properties of Wood
Samuel J. Record
When the nitration is completed, screw up the clamps and so occlude the two pieces of pressure tubing.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
John William Henry Eyre
In finely divided form it has the ability to absorb or occlude gases, especially oxygen and hydrogen.An Elementary Study of Chemistry