embolic

[em-bol-ik]

Origin of embolic

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

embolic

adjective
  1. of or relating to an embolus or embolism
  2. embryol of, relating to, or resulting from invagination
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embolic in Medicine

embolic

[ĕm-bŏlĭk]
adj.
  1. Relating to, or caused by an embolus or embolism.
  2. Relating to emboly.
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