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English definition of “embolism”


noun [C]     /ˈem.bə.lɪ.zəm/ specialized
a bubble of air , a solid mass of blood that has become hard, or a small piece of fat that blocks an artery Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood
(Definition of embolism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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