Definition of Occlusion. Meaning of Occlusion. Synonyms of Occlusion

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Definition of Occlusion

Occlusion
Occlusion Oc*clu"sion, n. [See Occlude.] 1. The act of occluding, or the state of being occluded. Constriction and occlusion of the orifice. --Howell. 2. (Med.) The transient approximation of the edges of a natural opening; imperforation. --Dunglison. Occlusion of gases (Chem. & Physics), the phenomenon of absorbing gases, as exhibited by platinum, palladium, iron, or charcoal; thus, palladium absorbs, or occludes, nearly a thousand times its own volume of hydrogen, and in this case a chemical compound seems to be formed.

Meaning of Occlusion from wikipedia

- Occlusion may refer to: Occlusion (dentistry), the manner in which the upper and lower teeth come together when the mouth is closed Occlusion miliaria...
- In 3D computer graphics, modeling, and animation, ambient occlusion is a shading and rendering technique used to calculate how exposed each point in a...
- Occlusion, in a dental context, means simply the contact between teeth. More technically, it is the relationship between the maxillary (upper) and mandibular...
- A coronary occlusion is the partial or complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery. This condition may cause a heart attack. In some patients...
- The occlusion effect occurs when an object fills the outer portion of a person's ear canal, and that person perceives "hollow" or "booming" echo-like...
- Vascular occlusion is a blockage of a blood vessel, usually with a clot. It differs from thrombosis in that it can be used to describe any form of blockage...
- Screen space ambient occlusion (SSAO) is a computer graphics technique for efficiently approximating the ambient occlusion effect in real time. It was...
- Occlusion according to The Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms Ninth Edition is defined as 'the static relationship between the incising or masticating surfaces...
- orthodontics", as a derivative of occlusion. This refers to the manner in which opposing teeth meet (mal- + occlusion = "incorrect occlusion"). The malocclusion cl****ification...
- Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a disease of the eye where the flow of blood through the central retinal artery is blocked (occluded). There...
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