obstruction

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renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract acute kidney failure , acute renal failure
nasal obstruction adenoid
obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving aeroembolism , air embolism , gas embolism
absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages) anosmia
obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal bar
rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon bar
obstruction in a pipe or tube block , blockage , closure , occlusion , stop , stoppage
traffic obstruction bottleneck , congestion , gridlock , jam
form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow chronic bronchitis
swelling of the scrotum resulting from chronic lymphatic obstruction chyloderma , elephantiasis scroti
any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction clog
(pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color cold gangrene , dry gangrene , mumification necrosis , mummification
irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis constipation , irregularity
deliberate obstruction of the operation of the federal legislative branch contempt of Congress
obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus) coronary , coronary thrombosis
inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose dacryocystitis
obstruction, serious deadlock , impasse , logjam
abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds deviated nasal septum
obstruction of blood vessel by mass embolism
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome encumbrance , hinderance , hindrance , hitch , incumbrance , interference , preventative , preventive
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