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occlusive

 [ŏ-kloo´siv]
pertaining to or effecting occlusion.
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oc·clu·sive

(ŏ-klū'siv),
Serving to close; denoting a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and excludes it from the air.
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oc·clu·sive

(ŏ-klū'siv)
Serving to close; denoting a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and excludes it from the air.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Occlusive

Closing off. One of the newest treatments for stress urinary incontinence in women is an external occlusive single-use cap that covers the urethral opening.
Mentioned in: Urinary Incontinence
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