It also predisposes to embolism and thrombosis, Insanity due to Arterial Degeneration.
Hemiplegia is usually the result of a cerebral hemorrhage or embolism.
A source of embolism must also be associated, that these scars may be regarded as of embolic origin.
In advanced sclerosis there may be one or more of a series of accidents due to embolism, thrombosis, or rupture of the vessels.
The probability of the embolic nature of many secondary tumors was early suggested in the history of embolism.
Thrombosis is favored, and where atheromatous ulcers are formed, embolism is to be feared.
Such thrombi are likely to become continued and to serve as a frequent source of embolism.
It is often due to embolism of infective material, gangrenous matter, etc.
My own physician, Doctor Chesnard, has just been here and suggests that it is an embolism.
It may also mean that embolism has taken place, and the pulmonary artery is blocked, withholding blood from the lungs.
late 14c., "intercalation of days into a calendar," from Old French embolisme, from Late Latin embolismus "insertion of days in a calendar to correct errors," from Greek embolimos, embolme "insertion," or embolos "a plug, wedge" (see embolus). Medical sense of "obstruction of a blood vessel" is first recorded in English 1855.
embolism em·bo·lism (ěm'bə-lĭz'əm)
The obstruction or occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus.
An obstruction or occlusion of a blood vessel by an air bubble, a detached blood clot, or a foreign body.