Definition of obturate in English:

obturate

Syllabification: ob·tu·rate
Pronunciation: /ˈäbt(y)əˌrāt/

Entry from US English dictionary

verb

[with object] formal or • technical
  • Block up; obstruct.

Derivatives

obturation

Pronunciation: /-ˈrāSHən/
noun

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin obturat- 'stopped up', from the verb obturare.

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