Pathology. pertaining to an embolus or to embolism.
Embryology. of, relating to, or resulting from emboly.

Origin of embolic

First recorded in 1865–70; embol(us) + -ic
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of or relating to an embolus or embolism
embryol of, relating to, or resulting from invagination
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embolic in Medicine




Relating to, or caused by an embolus or embolism.
Relating to emboly.
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