Definition of Obliterative

1. a. Tending or serving to obliterate.



Definition of Obliterative

1. Adjective. Tending or serving to obliterate. ¹

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Definition of Obliterative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obliterative

obliquities
obliquity
obliquus
obliquus capitis inferior
obliquus capitis superior
obliterable
obliterans
obliterate
obliterated
obliterates
obliterating
obliterating pericarditis
obliteratingly
obliteration
obliterations
obliterative (current term)
obliterative arachnoiditis
obliteratively
obliterator
obliterators
obliviate
obliviated
obliviates
obliviating
oblivion
oblivions
oblivious
oblivious(p)
oblivious transfer
obliviously

Literary usage of Obliterative

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1. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"The foregoing figures illustrate the simplest form of the use of markings in cooperation with obliterative shading. The next thing for us to consider ..."

2. Developmental Pathology by Eugene S. Talbot (1905)
"Hatch remarks that under the low state of vitality induced by insufficient nourishment, obliterative arteritis followed by dry gangrene is not uncommon ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Infections of the gall-bladder leading to empyema may result from cholangitis, but gall-stones are the most frequent cause. 6. obliterative Cholecystitis ..."

4. The Origin of disease: Especially of Disease Resulting from Intrinsic as by Arthur Vincent Meigs (1899)
"obliterative Endarteritis (Moderate Thickening of Intima) 38 2. obliterative Endarteritis (Great Thickening of Intima) 38 3. obliterative Endarteritis ..."

5. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"A less common but distinctive form of obliterative arterial ... In contrast to obliterative atherosclerosis which involves medium and large arteries, ..."

6. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"Indeed I feel that there is grave ground to question the general statement of Mr. Thayer that "almost all mammals are equipped with a full obliterative ..."

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