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em·bo·lism

 (ĕm′bə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. Obstruction or occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus.
2. An embolus.

[Middle English embolisme, insertion of one or more days in a calendar, from Late Latin embolismus, from Greek embolismos, from emballein, to insert; see emblem.]

em′bo·lis′mic adj.

embolism

(ˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Pathology) the occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus
2. (Botany) botany the blocking of a xylem vessel by an air bubble
3. (Horology) the insertion of one or more days into a calendar, esp the Jewish calendar; intercalation
4. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a prayer inserted in the canon of the Mass between the Lord's Prayer and the breaking of the bread
5. (Pathology) another name (not in technical use) for embolus
[C14: from Medieval Latin embolismus, from Late Greek embolismos intercalary; see embolus]
ˌemboˈlismic adj

em•bo•lism

(ˈɛm bəˌlɪz əm)

n.
1. the occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus.
2. intercalation, as of a day into a year.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin embolismus intercalation]
em`bo•lis′mic, adj.

embolism

1. an intercalation of a day or days in the calendar to correct error.
2. the day or days intercalated. — embolic, embolismic, embolismical, adj.
See also: Calendar
the sudden obstruction of a blood vessel by a foreign object, as an air bubble or a blood clot.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embolism - an insertion into a calendar
calendar - a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
2.embolism - occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)
occlusion - closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
aeroembolism, air embolism, gas embolism - obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving
fat embolism - serious condition in which fat blocks an artery; fat can enter the blood stream after a long bone is fractured or if adipose tissue is injured or as a result of a fatty liver
pulmonary embolism - blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot
embolus - an abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood
Translations
إنْسِداد دَمَوي
embolie
blodpropemboli
embolio
embólia
塞栓
색전증
embolija
embolie
embólia
emboli
damar tıkanıklığıemboli

embolism

[ˈembəlɪzəm] N (Med) → embolia f

embolism

[ˈɛmbəlɪzəm] nembolie f pulmonary embolism

embolism

n (Med) → Embolie f

embolism

[ˈɛmbəlɪzm] n (Med) → embolia

embolism

(ˈembəlizm) noun
a medical condition in which a mass of clotted blood or a small amount of air blocks a blood-vessel.

em·bo·lism

n. embolismo, embolia, oclusión súbita de un vaso por un coágulo, placa o aire;
cerebral ______ cerebral;
pulmonary ______ pulmonar.

embolism

n embolia; pulmonary — embolia pulmonar
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