Definition of obturator
What is the definition of "obturator"?
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.
Use "obturator" in a sentence
"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,  quoting Nocard, describes a case where fracture occurred through the region of the foramen ovale and paralysis of the obturator nerve followed."
How to Say "obturator" in:
- Spanish: obturator
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- Japanese: obturator
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NEARBY & RELATED ENTRIES
- prosthetic device