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obliterate

(ə-blĭt′ə-rāt′, ō-blĭt′-)
tr.v. obliter·ated, obliter·ating, obliter·ates
Medicine To remove completely (a body organ or part), as by surgery, disease, or radiation.

o·blit′er·a′tion n.
o·blit′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
o·blit′er·a′tor n.
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Different kinetics of obliterative airway disease development in heterotopic murine tracheal allografts induced by CD4+ and CD8+ T cells.
Harmanli on highlighting the importance of obliterative procedures for pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Histology shows obliterative endarteritis involving the vasa vasora of the major vessels.
One suggestion is that obliterative vasculitis causes a direct radiation-induced avascular necrosis of the bone.
Cyclosporine-induced chronic nephropathy: an obliterative microvascular renal injury.
However, the rate of obliterative bronchiolitis, a late complication of lung transplantation, was much lower in the dual-treatment group--less that 5% versus 30% in patients who received lung transplants only.
Liver transplantation in precirrhotic biliary tract disease: portal hypertension is frequently associated with nodular regenerative hyperplasia and obliterative portal venopathy.
Pathologically, the disease is believed to be an obliterative endarteritis caused by the spread of microorganism.
Additional pulmonary findings include bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, obliterative bronchiolitis, and pulmonary fibrosis, with the latter two usually occurring as the result of some of the toxic pulmonary drugs used to treat this disorder.
14] describe an anastomotic urethroplasty with a ventral or dorsal graft/flap for stricture that are obliterative and long (>1 cm) to bridge the gap.
1-3] The most frequently affected organs are the pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder, salivary gland, retroperitoneum, kidneys, lungs, and prostate while the most usual pathology is fibrosis with obliterative phlebitis.