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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 SEE: malocclusion 3. The covering of an eye in order to improve vision in the other, e.g., in treating strabismus.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Occlusion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
Occlusion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Occlusion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion
Occlusion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
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