semiocclusive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

semiocclusive (comparative more semiocclusive, superlative most semiocclusive)

  1. Of or pertaining to substances which are moisture or vapor permeable, as contrasted to occlusive substances which are nonporous or have low moisture vapor transmission.[1]
    Semiocclusive ointments are used to enhance the healing of wounds and reduce scarring.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stashak TS et al. (2004). Update on wound dressings: Indications and best use. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice. Abstract.