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 -siv adj causing or characterized by occlusion <\occlusive arterial disease>

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oc·clu·sive (ə-klooґsiv) pertaining to or causing occlusion.

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  • occlusive — (adj.) 1867, from L. occlus , pp. stem of occludere (see OCCLUDE (Cf. occlude)) + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Occlusive — Consonne occlusive Mode d’articulation Obstruction Constrictive Occlusive Affriquée Fricative Sonante Spirante Liquide Semi voyelle Vibrante Roulée Bat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • occlusive — ● occlusif, occlusive adjectif Relatif à l occlusion d un conduit naturel. Se dit d un pansement étanche. ● occlusif, occlusive (expressions) adjectif Consonne occlusive ou occlusive (nom féminin), consonne dont l articulation comporte une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • occlusive — adjective Etymology: Latin occlusus, past participle of occludere Date: 1888 1. serving to occlude 2. characterized by occlusion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • occlusive — См. consonante occlusiva …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • occlusive — occlusiveness, n. /euh klooh siv/, adj. 1. occluding or tending to occlude. 2. Phonet. characterized by or having occlusion. n. Phonet. 3. a stop that is unreleased, as the p sound in stop, or deviously released, as the k sound in acme, acne, or… …   Universalium

  • occlusive — 1. adjective That tends to occlude. 2. noun A plosive …   Wiktionary

  • occlusive — Synonyms and related words: accented, alveolar, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulated, assimilated, back, barytone, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, checked, choking, close, consonant, consonantal, constrictive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • occlusive — adj. pertaining to occlusion; sealing; closing; blocking ; absorbing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • occlusive — oc·clu·sive …   English syllables

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