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Impaction

Im`pac´tion
n.1.(Surg.) The driving of one fragment of bone into another so that the fragments are not movable upon each other; as, impaction of the skull or of the hip.
2.(Med.) An immovable packing; (Med.), a lodgment of something in a strait or passage of the body; as, impaction of the fetal head in the strait of the pelvis; impaction of food or feces in the intestines of man or beast.
Noun1.impaction - the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed
2.impaction - a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon
3.impaction - a disorder in which a tooth is so crowded in its socket that it cannot erupt normally
Synonyms: impacted tooth
4.impaction - a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
Synonyms: impingement
Pronunciation: (im-PAK-shun)

The trapping of an object in a body passage. Examples are stones in the bile duct or hardened stool in the colon.

condition, impact, status
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