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Definition of Obturator
Obturator Ob"tu*ra`tor, n.
1. (Ordnance) Any device for preventing the escape of gas
through the breech mechanism of a breech-loading gun; a
2. (Photog.) A camera shutter.
Obturator Ob"tu*ra`tor, n. [NL., fr. L. obturare to stop up:
1. That which closes or stops an opening.
2. (Surg.) An apparatus designed to close an unnatural
opening, as a fissure of the palate.
ObturatorObturator Ob"tu*ra`tor, a. (Anat.)
Serving as an obturator; closing an opening; pertaining to,
or in the region of, the obturator foramen; as, the obturator
Obturator foramen (Anat.), an opening situated between the
public and ischial parts of the innominate bone and closed
by the obturator membrane; the thyroid foramen.
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