Translation of occlude in Spanish:


ocluir, v.

Pronunciation /əˈklud/ /əˈkluːd/

See Spanish definition of ocluir

transitive verb

  • 1

    (obstruct, block)
    • Tumors in the tracheobronchial tree often occlude major airways producing obstructive pneumonitis and hypoxia.
    • Devices for occluding the urethra include urethral plugs and, more recently, expandable urethral devices.
    • All this is jam-packed into your sinuses and other nasal structures, occluding your airway completely.
    • Then to add totally to all my problems, my thyroid has overgrown and was occluding my throat.
    • In their study, Morgan and coworkers occluded the contralateral nostril, and the patients therefore performed a ‘gasp’ rather than a sniff.
    • In 1882, Karl Huber reported on 17 patients with cardiac infarcts, which he attributed to occluded coronary arteries.
    • An ascending dissection occasionally can occlude the ostium of a coronary artery and lead to myocardial infarction.
    • In ACS, the unstable plaque ruptures, thromboses, and occludes the artery, causing angina.
    • After acquiring Doppler sounds at the palmar arch, the RNFA occludes the radial artery flow.
    • The prime focus in the treatment of an AMI in the 1980s and 1990s was on the re-establishment of flow in the acutely occluded coronary artery.
    • Instead, the barrel pore is occluded by a large, globular amino-terminal domain, termed the plug.
    • Margaret's left internal carotid artery was completely occluded at its origin.
    • Fibroid embolisation - both uterine arteries are occluded using a transfemoral approach.
    • The size of the catheter should be small enough so as not to occlude the artificial airway totally, thus avoiding excessive negative pressure.
    • In earlier models of the closed nAChR channel, pore-facing side chains of leucines of the Equatorial ring almost occlude the pore.
    • The important feature of this closed state model is that the side chains of leucines of the Equatorial ring do not occlude the pore completely.
    • However, these side chains do not fully occlude the pore but rather appear to form a hydrophobic barrier to ion permeation.
    • Furthermore, this stent can be implanted without occluding the side bronchus.
    • Cystourethroscopy showed a large bladder tumor completely occluding the right ureteric orifice.
    • The left middle cerebral artery was almost completely occluded by fungal emboli.
  • 2

    • Could the magmatic conditions at depth allow argon to be occluded within the minerals at the time of their formation?
    • If the pore in the closed channel is occluded sterically, such a molecule should be unable to reach substituted cysteines below the gate.
    • H2O molecules can be tightly bound to biological material and are occluded in proteins where they are often involved in catalytic reactions.
    • The core of the earth - 2150 miles in radius - is thought to be largely composed of iron with about 10 percent occluded hydrogen.
    • Moreover, once bound to a target protein, the scaffold could occlude the binding of other molecules that normally interact with the protein.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • The peglike first upper molar does not occlude with any tooth of the lower jaw, so it serves no clear function.
    • It consists of a pair of mandibular tooth plates that occludes with two pairs of plates above.
    • The clear implication is that, at least in Idiognathodus, the teeth occluded in a regular and precise way.
    • The anteriormost teeth are smaller than the more posterior ones, and the anterior upper teeth do not occlude with the anterior lower teeth.
    • The protocone and, if present, the hypocone of the upper molar occlude directly with this surface.
    • Because only one tooth row can occlude at a time in goats, the bite point acts as a fulcrum.
    • This matching of the cusps allowed the teeth to occlude, or meet, in a precision bite.
    • It does occlude with this tooth in what appears to be a fully functional manner, and it retains the pattern of its cusps.