Adjective "occlusive" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


  1. 'Topical agents such as petrolatum provide an occlusive film over inflamed skin, decrease fissuring, and reduce evaporation.'
  2. 'For purposes of revascularization, PVD is considered in terms of inflow and outflow occlusive disease.'


1. occluding or tending to occlude.

2. Phonetics. characterized by or having occlusion. noun, Phonetics.

3. a stop that is unreleased, as the p -sound in stop, or deviously released, as the k- sound in acme, acne, or action, the t- sound of catnip, the g- sound of pygmy or ugly.

4. (not in technical use) any stop sound.

More examples(as adjective)

"diseases can be occlusive."

"thrombuses can be occlusive."

"thrombosises can be occlusive."

"devices can be occlusive."