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ob·tu·ra·tor

 (ŏb′tə-rā′tər, -tyə-)
n.
1. An organic structure, such as the soft palate, that closes an opening in the body.
2. A prosthetic device serving to close an opening in the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obturator - a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)obturator - a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
prosthesis, prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
Translations

ob·tu·ra·tor

a. obturador-a, bloqueador-a, que obstruye una abertura.
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Tenders are invited for Tension Free Vaginal Tape Obturator System Tvt-O Inside Out Vaginal Approach Box Of 1 Pc.
The inner component is either a metallic, sharp, introducer stylet or an interchangeable plastic obturator (Figure 4).
The operation was carried out under spinal anesthesia in all of the cases with the outside-in obturator tape.
30,31,37) FNB affects the femoral nerve but does not reliably anesthetize the obturator or lateral femoral cutaneous nerves.
Propoints are a single-cone obturator, and so only one Propoint is required per tooth, unlike multi-cone lateral compaction techniques which a) create potential voids within the canal increasing chances of reinfection and b) result in lateral compaction which can potentially cause root fracture through the forces exerted.
The anterior tunnels were made along the inside of the inferior rami of the pubic bone, dissecting the fibromuscular layer towards the obturator foramina but not reaching through the obturator membrane.
Given the patient had a concordant but time-limited response to intrarticular hip injection on 2 separate occasions, diagnostic blocks of the femoral and obturator branches were not performed.
Veress ignesi ile girilen noktadan kunt uclu obturator kullamlarak 12 mm trokar (Versaport[R], Covidien Health Care, A.
The plug was lubricated with a greaseless surgical lubricant prior to intubation, which was accomplished with either an obturator or a laryngoscope and forceps ("preferably of the Magill type").
Sequential CT images illustrated the extent of the large heterogeneously enhanced soft-tissue tumour that infiltrated the obturator internis muscle and proximal adductor compartment, invaded the pelvic floor on the left, elevated and also infiltrated the bladder base.
Anterior dislocations are of two main types depending upon the amount of hip flexion at the time of impact: superior, where the femoral head is displaced into the iliac or pubic region and inferior, where the femoral head lies in the obturator region.
1c) included the acetabular fossa, pubis, ischium, obturator foramen, and most of the ilium.