Serving to close; denoting a bandage or dressing that closes a wound and excludes it from the air.

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oc·clu·sive -siv adj causing or characterized by occlusion <\occlusive arterial disease>

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oc·clu·sive (ə-klooґsiv) pertaining to or causing occlusion.

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