obturator

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a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)

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Similarly, a positive obturator sign of hypogastric pain on stretching the obturator internus indicates irritation in the pelvis which is performed by passive internal rotation of the flexed right thigh with the patient supine.
The patient also has positive psoas and obturator signs.