An occlusive dressing of melted paraffin has also been employed.
But these articles are not so clean or effective as the occlusive rubber pessary.
1867, from Latin occlus-, past participle stem of occludere (see occlude) + -ive.
occlusive oc·clu·sive (ə-klōō'sĭv, -zĭv)adj.
Occluding or tending to occlude.
Of or being a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and keeps it from the air.