obturation

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obturation

 [ob´tŏo-ra´shun]
canal obturation filling of a root canal completely and densely with a nonirritating hermetic sealing agent.

ob·tu·ra·tion

(ob'tū-rā'shŭn),
Obstruction or occlusion.
[see obturator]

obturation

[ob′t(y)ərā′ahən]
Etymology: L, obturare, to stop up
an obstruction of an opening, such as an intestinal blockage.

ob·tu·ra·tion

(ob'tŭr-ā'shŭn)
Obstruction or occlusion.
See: obturator

obturation

Closure of an opening.

obturation (äbˈ·t·rāˑ·shn),

n the obstruction of a passageway within the body. An intestinal blockage is one type of an obturation.

ob·tu·ra·tion

(ob'tŭr-ā'shŭn)
Obstruction or occlusion.
See: obturator

obturation (ob´toorā´shən),

n the act of closing or occluding.
obturation, retrograde,
obturation, root canal filling technique,
n the procedure used for filling and sealing the root canal.

obturation

the act of closing off, as in intestinal obstruction; in orthodontics filling a root canal.
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