Meaning of 'impaction'

Find the meaning of the word ‘impaction’

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Meaning of ‘impaction’

4 definitions found.



a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

Synonyms: impingement


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

Synonyms: impacted tooth


a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon


the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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