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oc·clu·sive

 (ə-klo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Occluding or tending to occlude.
n. Linguistics
An oral or nasal stop.
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occlusive

(əˈkluːsɪv)
adj
of or relating to the act of occlusion
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics an occlusive speech sound
ocˈclusiveness n
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Noun1.occlusive - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
obstruent - a consonant that is produced with a partial or complete blockage of the airflow from the lungs through the nose or mouth
implosion - the initial occluded phase of a stop consonant
plosion, explosion - the terminal forced release of pressure built up during the occlusive phase of a stop consonant
labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
glottal catch, glottal plosive, glottal stop - a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
suction stop, click - a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
Adj.1.occlusive - tending to occlude
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Translations

occlusive

[ɒˈkluːsɪv]
A. ADJoclusivo
B. Noclusiva f
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occlusive

adj oclusivo
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Prevention of air embolism at the time of removal of a hemodialysis CVC can be safely accomplished by placing the patient in a Trendelenberg position; have the patient hold his breath as the catheter is withdrawn, and place an occlusive dressing on the site after removal.
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The most widely accepted theory on silicone's mechanism of action is that it improves hydration of the skin by decreasing water vapor loss because it serves as an occlusive dressing. (11,12) Studies have shown water vapor loss from skin covered with silicone (and other occlusive dressings) is half that of normal skin.
The use of an occlusive dressing with a Biopatch disc at the insertion site and of sterile adhesive strips to secure the dressing in place is recommended (Flint et al., 2013; Hill et al., 2012).
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The study which was published at the Indian Journal of Wound Care and Research, explained that healing is favoured in a moist environment and that blister skin acts as a natural occlusive dressing, protecting the underlying wound and providing a moist environment for the wound to heal.