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 Dictionary entry overview: What does occluded mean? 

OCCLUDED (adjective)
  The adjective OCCLUDED has 2 senses:

1. closed off
2. (of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance

  Familiarity information: OCCLUDED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OCCLUDED (adjective)

Sense 1occluded [BACK TO TOP]


Closed off

Context example:

an occluded artery


obstructed (shut off to passage or view or hindered from action)

Sense 2occluded [BACK TO TOP]


(of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance


sorbed; occluded

Context examples:

the sorbed oil mass / large volumes of occluded hydrogen in palladium


combined (made or joined or united into one)

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