What is blockage?

  • (noun): The state or condition of being obstructed.
    Synonyms: obstruction
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on blockage:

Virginia Graeme Baker Pool And Spa Safety Act - SVRS Devices
... air into pump to ease the vacuum when entrapment or blockage is sensed by device ... Electro-mechanical devices that shut off pump when blockage/entrapment is sensed ... software that shuts off pump when blockage/entrapment is sensed ...
Control of Bandwidth Allocation Abroad - China
... The first blockage of sites occurred from June 2, 2004 to June 21, 2004 they blocked access to Chinese Wikipedia Web Sites in Beijing ... The ISP lifted the blockage partially on October 10, 2006, but they blocked it again November 17, 2006 ... in all languages again on August 31, 2007, but lifted this blockage April 2, 2008 ...
Types - Postrenal Azotemia
... Blockage of urine flow in an area below the kidneys results in postrenal azotemia ... abnormalities such as vesicoureteral reflux, blockage of the ureters by kidney stones, pregnancy, compression of the ureters by cancer, prostatic hyperplasia, or blockage of the urethra by kidney or ...
Types of Feeding Tubes - Gastrostomy or Gastric Feeding Tube - Gastric Drainage Tube
... may instead be used for gastric drainage as a longer term solution to the condition where blockage in the upper reaches of the small intestine causes bile and acid ... A blockage lower in the intestinal tract may be addressed with a surgical procedure known as a colostomy, and either type of blockage may be ...
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
... femoral artery or radial artery up through blood vessels until they reach the site of blockage in the heart ... At the blockage, the balloon is inflated to open the artery, allowing blood to flow ... A stent is often placed at the site of blockage to permanently open the artery ...

More definitions of "blockage":

  • (noun): An obstruction in a pipe or tube.
    Example: "We had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
    Synonyms: block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage