VCR 10 Presentation

By: Monica Patel

Tessa could not see due to an ____________ in her retinal vessel blocking her eye sight.

Occlusion

n. Something that blocks; an obstruction


ROOTS: CLAUDO, CLAUDERE, CLAUSI, CLAUSUM <L. "to close"

Synonyms

closure

barrier

blockage

stoppage

Antonyms

opening

clearance

aid

Choose the incorrectly used word:

  1. Cara had trouble breathing after an occlusion formed in her lungs.
  2. The train went through the occlusion in the bridge.
  3. The blood clot caused an artery occlusion.
  4. Security set up an occlusion in the road to prevent citizens from entering the crime scene.