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Usage examples for occlusion

  1. In the tertiary stage, a diffuse gummatous infiltration occurs, and is liable to be followed by ulceration, which spreads to the pharyngeal wall and soft palate, and, by causing cicatricial contraction and adhesions, may lead to narrowing or even complete occlusion of the communication between the pharynx and the naso- pharynx. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. Her face had taken upon itself that appalling and exasperating calmness of very good people who never get angry, but drive others to frenzy by the simple occlusion of an adamantine veil between their own feelings and their opponents'. – The Argonauts of North Liberty by Bret Harte
  3. Deviations, spines, and ridges of the septum may produce partial or complete occlusion of the anterior nares. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  4. This occlusion of the surface circulation can be easily observed and even measured by a simple test. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  5. Therefore we find that slowing up of the blood currents, whether due to uric acid occlusion or any other cause, is more pronounced in the surface of the body and in the extremities than in the interior parts and organs. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  6. Beginning at the age of the second dentition, the bones of jaw, nose, throat, and chest are undergoing important changes- nasal occlusion – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  7. " There's no reason for an occlusion he said to Hayes. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  8. Union along the median line is an occlusion taking place by the junction of sides; and every hiatus or opening, whether normal or abnormal, which happens at this line, signifies an omission in the process of central union. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. Consequently the occlusion and healing of the ring- wound only takes place from above downwards, and if the ring of cortical tissues removed is a broad one, the healing may be a long process, or may even be indefinitely delayed, a thicker and thicker callus projecting over from above. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  10. Even gases may be expected to some extent to be retained by occlusion – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others