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impacted

 [im-pak´ted]
being wedged in firmly. In obstetrics, denoting twins so situated during delivery that the pressure of one against the other prevents complete engagement of either.

im·pact·ed

(im-pak'ted),
Wedged or pressed closely so as to move as a single unit.

impacted

/im·pact·ed/ (im-pak´ted) being wedged in firmly or closely, as an impacted tooth or impacted twins.

impacted

(ĭm-păk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Wedged together at the broken ends. Used of a fractured bone.
2. Placed in the alveolus in a manner prohibiting eruption into a normal position. Used of a tooth.
3. Wedged or packed in, so as to fill or block an organ or a passage: impacted feces.

impacted

[impak′tid]
Etymology: L, impingere, to drive against
tightly or firmly wedged in a limited amount of space. impact, v., impaction, n.

im·pact·ed

(im-pak'tĕd)
Wedged or pressed closely so as to be immovable.

im·pact·ed

(im-pak'tĕd)
Wedged or pressed closely so as to move as a single unit.

impacted

being wedged in firmly. In obstetrics, denoting twins so situated during delivery that the pressure of one against the other prevents complete engagement of either. In gastroenterology denotes the formation of a mass of food or fecal material that cannot be moved caudally unless it is softened and reformed or broken up. Used also in relation to an impacted tooth or to describe a fracture.

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