impaction

Definitions of impaction
1

n the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed

Type of:
condition, status
a state at a particular time

n a disorder in which a tooth is so crowded in its socket that it cannot erupt normally

Synonyms:
impacted tooth
Type of:
disorder, upset
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

n a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

Type of:
disorder, upset
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

n a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

Synonyms:
impingement
Type of:
crash, smash
the act of colliding with something

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