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embolic

[ em-bol-ik ]
/ ɛmˈbɒl ɪk /
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adjective
Pathology. pertaining to an embolus or to embolism.
Embryology. of, relating to, or resulting from emboly.
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Origin of embolic

First recorded in 1865–70; embol(us) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for embolic

embolic
/ (ɛmˈbɒlɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to an embolus or embolism
embryol of, relating to, or resulting from invagination
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