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stage of arteriosclerosis involving closure of blood vessels arteriosclerosis obliterans
spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye blepharospasm
(cosmology) a universe in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang and to cause the universe to collapse again; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amou closed universe
closure imposed on the debate of specific sections of a bill closure by compartment , guillotine
(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion hiccough , hiccup , singultus
closure of the larynx that blocks the passage of air to the lungs laryngospasm
congenital diverticulum in the ileum resulting from incomplete closure of the yolk sac Meckel's diverticulum
closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel) occlusion
fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure seal
blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding) tamponade , tamponage
occasion when workers continue to work as a protest against e.g. proposed dismissal or closure of the factory work-in
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