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1. obstruction

noun. ['əbˈstrʌkʃən'] any structure that makes progress difficult.

Synonyms

  • preventative
  • bar
  • impediment
  • barrier
  • hitch
  • obstructor
  • hindrance
  • structure
  • hinderance
  • incumbrance
  • preventive
  • closure
  • obstructer
  • interference
  • stop
  • encumbrance
  • occlusion
  • stoppage
  • tumbler
  • blockade
  • impedimenta
  • construction
  • blockage
  • obstacle

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • unhealthful
  • proliferation
  • allow

Etymology

  • obstructio (Latin)
  • obstruo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Intestinal Obstruction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • construction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

Example sentences of the word intestinal-obstruction


1. Noun Phrase
Also avoid if you have abdominal pain, ongoing diarrhea or intestinal obstruction.

2. obstruction

noun. ['əbˈstrʌkʃən'] something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted.

Synonyms

  • roadblock
  • stymy
  • impediment
  • balk
  • deterrent
  • baulk
  • barrier
  • snag
  • hurdle
  • hitch
  • handicap
  • rub
  • hindrance
  • check
  • hinderance
  • hang-up
  • obstacle

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • obstructio (Latin)
  • obstruo (Latin)

3. obstruction

noun. ['əbˈstrʌkʃən'] the act of obstructing.

Synonyms

  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • stall
  • stalling
  • obstruction of justice
  • closure
  • interference
  • blockage

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • obstructio (Latin)
  • obstruo (Latin)

4. obstruction

noun. ['əbˈstrʌkʃən'] getting in someone's way.

Synonyms

  • block
  • check
  • maneuver
  • blocking
  • play

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • obstructio (Latin)
  • obstruo (Latin)

5. obstruction

noun. ['əbˈstrʌkʃən'] the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction.

Synonyms

  • intestinal obstruction
  • tamponage
  • ileus
  • physiological condition
  • tamponade
  • physiological state
  • blockage

Antonyms

  • ride
  • disconnect
  • detach
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • obstructio (Latin)
  • obstruo (Latin)

6. intestinal

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtɛstɪnəl'] of or relating to or inside the intestines.

Synonyms

  • enteric
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