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Adjective: occluded  u'kloo-did
  1. Closed off
    "an occluded artery"
  2. (of a substance) taken into and retained in another substance
    "large volumes of occluded hydrogen in palladium";
    - sorbed
Verb: occlude  u'klood
  1. Block passage through
    "occlude the path";
    - obstruct, obturate, impede, jam, block, close up

See also: combined, obstructed

Type of: entrammel [literary], fetter [literary], hinder, impede, trammel [literary]

Encyclopedia: Occluded