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“… points of occlusion in obstructive sleep …”

meanings of occlusion


  1. Anything that obstructs or closes a vessel or canal.
  2. The alignment of the teeth when upper and lower jaws are brought together.
  3. The process of occluding, or something that occludes.
  4. A closure within the vocal tract that produces an oral stop or nasal stop.
  5. The blocking of the view of part of an image by another.
  6. An occluded front.
  7. The absorption of a gas or liquid by a substance such as a metal.