oppilation

oppilate

[op-uh-leyt]
verb (used with object), oppilated, oppilating.
to stop up; fill with obstructing matter; obstruct.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin oppīlātus (past participle of oppīlāre to stop up), equivalent to op- op- + pīl- (cf. compile) + -ātus -ate1

oppilation, noun
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oppilate (ˈɒpɪˌleɪt)
 
vb
obsolete (tr) pathol to block (the pores, bowels, etc)
 
[C16: from Latin oppīlāre, from ob- against + pīlāre to pack closely]
 
oppi'lation
 
n

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