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obturator

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Noun
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ob=tu=ra=tor

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obturatorn. [NL., fr. L. obturare to stop up: cf. F. obturateur.].
  •  That which closes or stops an opening.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An apparatus designed to close an unnatural opening, as a fissure of the palate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any device for preventing the escape of gas through the breech mechanism of a breech-loading gun; a gas check.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A camera shutter.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
obturatora. 
     Serving as an obturator; closing an opening; pertaining to, or in the region of, the obturator foramen; as, the obturator nerve.  [1913 Webster]
Obturator foramen (Anat.), an opening situated between the public and ischial parts of the innominate bone and closed by the obturator membrane; the thyroid foramen.

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