Definition of occlusion

Definition of occlusion
  1. occlusion Noun The process of occluding, or something that occludes.
  2. occlusion Noun Anything that obstructs or closes a vessel or canal.
  3. occlusion Noun The alignment of the teeth when upper and lower jaws are brought together.
  4. occlusion Noun An occluded front.
  5. occlusion Noun A closure within the vocal tract that produces an oral stop or nasal stop.
  6. occlusion Noun The absorption of a gas or liquid by a substance such as a metal.
  7. occlusion Noun The blocking of the view of part of an image by another.
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