OBTURATOR By N., Sam M.S. - 1 1. any object which obstructs an opening. 2. a prosthesis placed inside the mouth to seal an opening in the palate. OBTURATOR: "The obturator in many cases is nothing more than fat." Related Psychology Terms MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) CHILD ABUSE (The Battered-Child Syndrome) SPEECH DISORDERS SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) EXOTIC PSYCHOSES ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR DELAYED REACTION NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OBTURATOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/obturator/ (accessed December 4, 2022).