Definitions for obturator
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a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
An object used to obstruct a hole.
Origin: From obturo.
that which closes or stops an opening
an apparatus designed to close an unnatural opening, as a fissure of the palate
serving as an obturator; closing an opening; pertaining to, or in the region of, the obturator foramen; as, the obturator nerve
Origin: [NL., fr. L. obturare to stop up: cf. F. obturateur.]
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