HyperDic: embolus

English > 1 sense of the word embolus:
NOUNstateembolusan abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood
English > embolus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood.
Part ofembolismocclusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)
Broaderclot, coagulumA lump of material formed from the content of a liquid / liquid
Spanishémbolo
Catalanèmbol
Adjectivesembolicof or relating to an embolism or embolus

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