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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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This otoscopic view of a right ear shows a large, dark-brown mass of hard cerumen completely occluding the external auditory canal.
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The base of the lesion was located on a narrow pedicle arising from the right false vocal fold, and the mass acted as a "ball valve" occluding the airway.
Its clinical uses include sealing endoleaks by expanding the stent graft, removing creases from the graft material, and temporarily occluding blood flow in large vessels during EVAR procedures.