semi- + occlusive
semiocclusive (comparative more semiocclusive, superlative most semiocclusive)
- 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.
- Semiocclusive ointments are used to enhance the healing of wounds and reduce scarring.
- ^ Stashak TS et al. (2004). Update on wound dressings: Indications and best use. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice. Abstract.