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occlude

(programming)
(Or "shadow") To make a variable inaccessible by declaring another with the same name within the scope of the first.
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Obviously, occluding devices are intended only for short-term use on particular occasions, such as visits to the dining room.
Embolotherapy is the therapeutic introduction of various substances into a patient's circulatory system to occlude blood vessels, either to arrest or prevent hemorrhaging or to devitalize a structure or organ by occluding its blood supply.
This device, used to maintain the patency of a tracheostomy, allows a patient to speak without physically occluding the stoma.
Flow reversal is achieved at the treatment site by selectively occluding common carotid and external carotid artery blood flow.