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vboc*clud*ed  oc*clud*ing vt  1  :  to close up or block off  :  OBSTRUCT <a thrombus occluding a coronary artery>   2  :  to bring (upper and lower teeth) into occlusion  3  :  to take in and retain (a substance) in the interior rather than on an external surface  :  SORB <proteins in precipitating may alcohol>  vi  1  :  to come into contact with cusps of the opposing teeth fitting together <his teeth do not properly>   2  :  to become occluded .
Similar sounding terms:  oc·cult  occulta 

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