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Definition of obturator

What is the definition of "obturator"?
  • ob•tu•ra•tornoun
  • 1. An organic structure, such as the soft palate, that closes an opening in the body.
    2. A prosthetic device serving to close an opening in the body.

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  • "An appendix sitting behind the obturator muscle causes a pain sensation in the pelvis, sometimes only detected with a rectal exam."

    "Paralysis of the obturator nerve or nerves is met with rather frequently, notwithstanding, in mares, following dystocia."

    "Moller, [37] quoting Nocard, describes a case where fracture occurred through the region of the foramen ovale and paralysis of the obturator nerve followed."

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