noun. 1. a blockage or sealing. Occlusion of a cerebral artery might inflict an embolic or thrombotic stroke. 2. the firing of two branches of the same neuron at the same time, that might result in a total output that is fewer than the compilation of the separate response.

OCCLUSION: "The occlusion caused Marty to have an embolic stroke on the way to the hospital."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OCCLUSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/occlusion/ (accessed February 25, 2021).