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obstruction

Politics delay of business, esp in a legislature by means of procedural devices

obstruction

[əb′strək·shən]
(medicine)
Occlusion or stenosis of hollow viscera, ducts, and vessels.
(navigation)
Anything that hinders or prevents movement, particularly anything that endangers or prevents passage of a vessel or aircraft; usually refers to an isolated danger to navigation, such as a submerged rock or pinnacle in the case of marine navigation, and a tower, tall building, mountain peak, and so forth, in the case of air navigation.

obstruction

obstruction
Obstructions are marked by orange and white colours as well as by lights.
An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain that is hazardous to an aircraft if the obstruction is on or near the runway or in the flight path. For purposes of certification, an object becomes an obstruction if its height is 35 ft (10.7 m) or 50 ft (15 m).
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Keywords: Nasal obstruction, Nasal surgery, Sleep disturbance, Ventilated packs, Vaseline gauze.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has an investigation going as well and it involves obstruction of justice and I think what we're beginning to see is the putting together of a case of obstruction of justice," Feinstein said Sunday.
Thirty-six rabbits were randomly divided into normal control group, 2-day obstruction group (M), 2 days of natural recovery group (R1), 4 days of natural recovery group (R2), 2 days of treatment group (S1) and 4 days of treatment group (S2).
Lim said that in the coming weeks, the MMDA would enter into an agreement with the Department of the Interior and Local Government to suspend for six months barangay chairs who fail to keep their areas free of obstructions once these have been cleared by the MMDA.
Stent migration occurred in one patient (2%) and stent obstruction occurred in two patients (4%).
1 For the multipara, the fallopian tube adhesion and obstruction induced by the tubal, uterine and pelvic inflammation are relatively common.
sup][3] One such case is being described where clinical features and endoscopic examination could not determine the cause of obstruction and consequently generated considerable diagnostic paradox.
2 An exception is pregnancy, where, specific symptomatic manifestation of intestinal malrotation and intestinal obstruction may develop.
A prospective study of 210 patients, who presented with features of acute intestinal obstruction and were operated in various surgical units of M.
Orga Aviation is the most experienced aviation obstruction lighting provider in the industry said John Simmons, Carmanah CEO.
Improvements included less nasal blockage or obstruction, less trouble breathing through the nose while at rest or during exercise, and less trouble sleeping.
The big problem with all three is that unless you have a baseline for each condition before the obstruction occurred, it would be terribly difficult to tell if anything observed was from normal wear, damage from a much earlier "pressure excursion," or the current obstruction event.