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embolism

noun [C] uk   /ˈem.bə.lɪ.zəm/ specialized us  
a bubble of air, a solid mass of blood that has become hard, or a small piece of fat that blocks an artery
Translations of “embolism”
in Spanish embolia…
in French embolie…
in German der Embiolismus…
in Chinese (Traditional) (血管的)栓塞,血栓…
in Chinese (Simplified) (血管的)栓塞,血栓…
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