Definition of “embolism” - English Dictionary

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“embolism” in British English

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embolismnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈem.bə.lɪ.zəm/ us /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

(Definition of “embolism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)