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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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Instead of clamping the aorta to block blood flow as in conventional procedure, the ESTECH RAP Catheter occludes the aorta by simple inflation of an atraumatic balloon.
Also, instead of mechanically clamping the aorta to block blood flow during the procedure, as in conventional procedures, the ESTECH RAP Cannula occludes the aorta by simple inflation of an atraumatic balloon.
Typically, a nurse or other caregiver inserts a device into the user's urethra, where it occludes the flow of urine to provide continence.