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obstruction

obstruction is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(ŏb-strŭk′shŏn )

[L. obstructio, blockade]

1. Blockage of a structure that prevents it from functioning normally.
SEE: stenosis
2. Something that impedes; an obstacle.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Obstruction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735859/all/obstruction.
Obstruction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735859/all/obstruction. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Obstruction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735859/all/obstruction
Obstruction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735859/all/obstruction.
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