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occlude

 [ŏ-klo̳d´]
1. to fit close together.
2. to close tight.
3. to obstruct.

oc·clude

(ŏ-klūd'),
1. To close or bring together.
2. To enclose, as in an occluded virus.
[see occlusion]

occlude

/oc·clude/ (ŏ-klldbomacd´) to fit close together; to close tight; to obstruct or close off.

occlude

(ə-klo͞od′)
v.
1. To cause to become closed; obstruct.
2. To prevent the passage of.
3. To bring together the upper and lower teeth in proper alignment for chewing.
4. To enclose a virus, as in an inclusion body.

oc·clud′ent adj.

occlude

See occlusion.

oc·clude

(ŏ-klūd')
1. To close, plug, obstruct, or bring together.
2. To enclose, as in an occluded virus.
See: occlusion

oc·clude

(ŏ-klūd')
1. To close or bring together.
2. To enclose, as in an occluded virus

occlude (ōklood´),

v to close together. To bring together; to shut. To bring the mandibular teeth into contact with the maxillary teeth.

occlude

to fit close together; to close tight; to obstruct or close off.
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Prior to the dentist making the second reline, the assistant re-trims the triple tray impression as needed to ensure that the patient can occlude fully into it.
A bite registration is a separate impression that uses just a bite registration material, and no tray, to capture an impression of how the patient's jaws occlude (an inter-occlusal record).
Once in place, STOP is designed to induce a benign tissue response that occludes the lumen of the fallopian tubes.