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Synonyms for blockage
ˈblɒk ɪdʒblock·age

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  1. obstruction, blockagenoun

    the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction

    Synonyms:
    impedimenta, block, closure, obstructer, stop, obstructor, obstruction, occlusion, impediment, obstacle, stoppage

  2. blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppagenoun

    an obstruction in a pipe or tube

    "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, closure, settlement

  3. blockage, closure, occlusionnoun

    the act of blocking

    Synonyms:
    block, gag law, occluded front, gag rule, obstruction, stoppage, cloture, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, stop, closedown, resolution, closure

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  1. circuitious

    which is not direct.

    except that, in this case, it turns out that the strokes caused by blockage are far more prevalent.

    Submitted by rinat on November 17, 2015  

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. blockage

    Synonyms:
    See Wax blockage

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How to use blockage in a sentence?

  1. Judy Brown:

    (The doctors said,) ‘It’s good news there’s no blockage, you are pregnant and you are going to have her now!’.

  2. Satjit Bhusri:

    In people who have undiagnosed coronary artery disease, there becomes a supply-demand mismatch for oxygen as the heart is demanding more and more, but due to an undiagnosed blockage, the supply is not there, this leads to a heart attack, the increase in heart rate can also be a trigger for underlying arrhythmias. This can lead to, amongst other things, a stroke.

  3. Tal Raviv:

    I think what's great about the iStent is it's the first in a whole line of products which is going to fundamentally change the way we treat glaucoma. This is just the first tool we have in this country … we can just bypass the blockage and avoid years of eye drops which have cost and side effects to the patients.

  4. Susan Lucci:

    What I had was not caused by a cholesterol buildup or anything except it was DNA, i got my dad’s genes for a calcium buildup in my arteries. … There’s much more than just appearance. … A test needs to be done. I had a scan that showed I had a 90 percent blockage. I had no idea.

  5. David Cameron:

    I'm not saying one will happen or should happen. I'm just saying that you can't rule things out right now because you've got to find some way of unblocking the blockage.


Translations for blockage

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  • пречка, блокиране, задръстване, запушванеBulgarian
  • forstoppelseDanish
  • φράγμα, φραγμόςGreek
  • tapón, estancamientoSpanish

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