obturator


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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.
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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
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Translations

ob·tu·ra·tor

a. obturador-a, bloqueador-a, que obstruye una abertura.
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