obstructive

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Causing obstructions
{a} hindering, stopping up, opposing
{n} hindrance, obstacle
An obstructive person or thing
{s} interfering, impeding, hindering; blocking, clogging (Medical)
If you say that someone is being obstructive, you think that they are deliberately causing difficulties for other people. Mr Smith was obstructive and refused to follow correct procedure
Tending to obstruct; presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment
preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
oppilative
obstructive shock
shock caused by obstruction of blood flow
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A group of diseases characterized by the pathological limitation of airflow in the airway that is not fully reversible. May be caused by reactive airways, chronic infection, congenital defects, or, most commonly, cigarette smoking. Generally does not include neoplasms, which could also obstruct airways
chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases
plural form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
A chronic lung disease, such as asthma or emphysema, in which breathing becomes slowed or forced
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis; usually patients have been heavy cigarette smokers
obstructively
In an obstructive manner
obstructively
in an obstructive manner; "he acted very obstructively when we tried to carry out our project
obstructively
in an obstructive manner, with interference, in a hindering manner
obstructiveness
The characteristic of being obstructive
obstructiveness
{i} state of being obstructive, state of being an obstruction
obstructive

    Silbentrennung

    ob·struc·tive

    Türkische aussprache

    ıbstrʌktîv

    Aussprache

    /əbˈstrəktəv/ /əbˈstrʌktɪv/

    Etymologie

    [ &b-'str&kt, äb- ] (transitive verb.) 1590. Latin obstructus, past participle of obstruere, from ob- in the way + struere to build, heap up; more at OB-, STREW.

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