Definition of Obturator. Meaning of Obturator. Synonyms of Obturator

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Definition of Obturator

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 gas check. 2. (Photog.) A camera shutter.
Obturator
Obturator Ob"tu*ra`tor, n. [NL., fr. L. obturare to stop up: cf.F. obturateur.] 1. That which closes or stops an opening. 2. (Surg.) An apparatus designed to close an unnatural opening, as a fissure of the palate.
Obturator
Obturator 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 nerve. 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.

Meaning of Obturator from wikipedia

- Obturator may refer to: Obturator foramen Obturator fascia Obturator canal Obturator vessels Obturator arteries Obturator veins Obturator nerve Anterior...
- The internal obturator muscle or obturator internus muscle originates on the medial surface of the obturator membrane, the ischium near the membrane,...
- The obturator sign or Cope's obturator test is an indicator of irritation to the obturator internus muscle. The technique for detecting the obturator sign...
- The obturator nerve in human anatomy arises from the ventral divisions of the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves in the lumbar plexus; the branch...
- The external obturator muscle, obturator externus muscle (/ˌɒbtjʊəˈreɪtər ɪkˈstɜːrnəs/; OE) is a flat, triangular muscle, which covers the outer surface...
- Through the canal the obturator artery, obturator vein and obturator nerve p**** out of the pelvis. Obturator internus muscle Obturator externus muscle The...
- An obturator hernia is a rare type of hernia of the pelvic floor in which pelvic or abdominal contents protrudes through the obturator foramen. Because...
- The obturator artery is a branch of the internal iliac artery that p****es antero-inferiorly (forwards and downwards) on the lateral wall of the pelvis...
- obturator canal is a p****ageway formed in the obturator foramen by part of the obturator membrane. It connects the pelvis to the thigh. The obturator...
- often considered to be a part of adductor magnus. pectineus gracilis Obturator externus and are also part of the medial compartment of thigh The adductors...
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