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 (ŏb′tə-rāt′, -tyə-)
tr.v. ob·tu·rat·ed, ob·tu·rat·ing, ob·tu·rates
To close or obstruct.

[Latin obtūrāre, obtūrāt-; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

ob′tu·ra′tion n.


n. obturación, obstrucción o bloqueo de un pasaje.
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On observe parfois des problemes de retention urinaire et, de maniere tres occasionnelle, une obturation complete de l'uretre qui constitue alors une urgence medicale, c'est la retention d'urines aiguE1/2 qui necessite une prise en charge medicale pour eviter les complications.
holidays) - The number and size depends on the size of the service;- Meetings waiter service for the number of participants;- Cleaning services after the refreshments;- Screens to provide obturation catering facilities;- Realization of the service as indicated by the Ministery place in Warsaw.
The Kruskall-Wallis test showed a significant difference between the prevalence of pain in correct cases of treatment, over instrumentation, under obturation and over obturation (P = 0.
The highly Innovative 'self-sealing' obturation points, Propoints, have been announced as the winner of the Horners Award for Plastics Design and Innovation 2014.
En attendant, la preparation de la saison hivernale [beaucoup moins que] bat deja son plein avec l'entretien des ouvrages a travers tout le reseau routier de la wilaya, particulierement l'ouverture et le curage de fosses et d'ouvrages d'assainissement qui constituent un gros probleme en cas de leur obturation [beaucoup plus grand que].
The consequence of obturation with an epoxy resin-based sealer.
The market for endodontics is classified into endodontic files, obturation and permanent endodontic sealers.
Obturation of the root canal system hermetically, both apically and coronally is a crucial factor for clinical success of root canal therapy.
As we will see later on in our shooting evaluation, at various ranges the gun could be both accurate and deadly Except in tactical situations where it was felt prudent to fire with a bare "running ball," it must be remembered that in the standard loading procedure the paper surrounding the bullet was rammed down the barrel, too, providing better obturation and acting as an erstwhile patch.
Emphasizing the biological rationale rather than how-to instructions, they address key clinical areas for a range of pulp and periapical conditions, and give advice on access preparations, cleaning and shaping, obturation, and temporization and restoration.
Currently, there are many obturation systems available.
When phosphoric acid is used, the surface is rinsed with water to remove the solution or suspension of the weak surface debris and to open the dentinal tubules to permit their obturation by the adhesive bonding agents.