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occlusive

 [ŏ-kloo´siv]
pertaining to or effecting occlusion.

oc·clu·sive

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

occlusive

/oc·clu·sive/ (ŏ-kloo´siv) pertaining to or causing occlusion.

occlusive

[əklo̅o̅′siv]
1 pertaining to something that effects an occlusion or closure, such as an occlusive dressing.
2 See occlusion.

oc·clu·sive

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

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

occlusive

pertaining to or effecting occlusion.

occlusive dressing
1. a surgical dressing applied to close off an aperture, e.g. a trephine opening into a maxillary sinus.
2. a dressing used on the skin that retains moisture and heat while increasing the concentration and absorption of medication being applied.