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(ŏ-kloo′zhŭn )

[L. occlusio, a closing up]

1. The acquired or congenital closure, or state of being closed, of a passage.
SYN: SEE: imperforation
2. Alignment of the mandibular and maxillary teeth when the jaw is closed or in functional contact.
SYN: SEE: dental occlusion
SEE: malocclusion
3. The covering of an eye in order to improve vision in the other, e.g., in treating strabismus.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Occlusion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
Occlusion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Occlusion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion
Occlusion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741649/all/occlusion.
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