What is occlusive?

Some articles on occlusive:

Vas-occlusive Contraception
... Vas-occlusive contraception is an experimental male contraceptive method that is not yet approved for general use ... Proposed methods of vas-occlusive contraception attempt to prevent sperm from traveling down the vasa deferentia ...
Hepatic Veno-occlusive Disease
... Hepatic veno-occlusive disease or veno-occlusive disease (VOD) is a condition in which some of the small veins in the liver are obstructed ...
List Of Systemic Diseases With Ocular Manifestations - Cardiovascular Diseases
... Hypertension Pre-eclampsia (Toxemia of pregnancy) Occlusive vascular disease (sudden) Emboli and thrombi Central retinal artery occlusion Cardiac myxoma Cranial arteritis Sickle cell attack ...
Lidocaine/prilocaine - Clinical Use - Dosage Forms
... The cream is applied under an occlusive dressing, while the patch incorporates an occlusive dressing to facilitate absorption of lidocaine and prilocaine ... after approximately 60 minutes, whereupon the occlusive dressing (or patch) is removed ... of anaesthesia is approximately two hours following removal of the occlusive dressing ...
Sickle-cell Disease - Signs and Symptoms - Sickle Cell Crisis - Vaso-occlusive Crisis
... The vaso-occlusive crisis is caused by sickle-shaped red blood cells that obstruct capillaries and restrict blood flow to an organ, resulting in ischaemia, pain, necrosis and often organ damage ... Vaso-occlusive crisis involving organs such as the penis or lungs are considered an emergency and treated with red-blood cell transfusions ...

More definitions of "occlusive":

  • (adj): Tending to occlude.