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[L. occlusio, a closing up]
1. The acquired or congenital closure, or state of being closed, of a passage.
SYN: SEE: imperforation
2. Alignment of the mandibular and maxillary teeth when the jaw is closed or in functional contact.
SYN: SEE: dental occlusion
3. The covering of an eye in order to improve vision in the other, e.g., in treating strabismus.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Occlusion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
Occlusion. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion. Accessed June 1, 2023.
Occlusion. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion
Occlusion [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 01]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
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