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Obstruction

Ob`struc´tion
n.1.The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
2.That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
A popular assembly free from obstruction.
- Swift.
3.The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.
To die, and go we know not where,
To lie in cold obstruction, and to rot.
- Shak.
Noun1.obstruction - any structure that makes progress difficult
2.obstruction - the state or condition of being obstructed
Synonyms: blockage
3.Obstructionobstruction - something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of immagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan"
Synonyms: obstacle
4.obstruction - the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
5.obstruction - getting in someone's way
Pronunciation: (ub-STRUK-shun)

A blockage in the GI tract that prevents the flow of liquids or solids.

afterthought, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, bar, bind, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, blockade, blocking, bottleneck, bureaucratic delay, catch, cecum, cessation, check, checking, choking, choking off, clog, clogging, closing up, closure, congestion, constipation, constraint, constriction, cordon, costiveness, cramp, cul-de-sac, curtain, dead end, deceleration, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, detainment, detention, determent, deterrent, difficulty, double take, drag, dragging, drawback, ease-off, ease-up, embolism, embolus, fixation, flagging, foot-dragging, forbiddance, forbidding, gorge, halt, halting, hamper, hampering, hang-up, hazard, hindering, hindrance, hitch, holdback, holdup, hurdle, impasse, impediment, impeding, infarct, infarction, inhibition, interference, interim, interruption, jam, joker, lag, lagging, let, letdown, letup, limitation, limiting, logjam, minus acceleration, moratorium, mountain, negativism, nuisance value, objection, obstipation, obstructionism, obstructive, occlusion, one small difficulty, opposition, paperasserie, pause, proscription, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, repression, reprieve, resistance, respite, restraint, restriction, retardance, retardation, retardment, rub, sealing off, setback, slack-up, slackening, slow-up, slowdown, slowing, slowing down, slowness, slowup, snag, squeeze, stay, stay of execution, stop, stoppage, stopping, stranglehold, strangulation, stricture, stumbling block, stumbling stone, suppression, suspension, tie-up, time lag, wait
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