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Origin of embolism
OTHER WORDS FROM embolismem·bo·lis·mic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for embolism
McPherson died of a pulmonary embolism, though a coroner originally cited prolonged dehydration and bedrest as the cause.Scientology Insider Emails Attack on Church Finances|Janet Reitman|January 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One witness who failed to appear suffered a pulmonary embolism and died before he could.
Hemorrhage, infection, and pulmonary embolism are all more common following a surgical birth.
A pulmonary embolism shouldn't kill him, but the effects were disproportionate to the cause and would last a while.Insidekick|Jesse Franklin Bone
Death in the fatal cases was attributed to pulmonary embolism, peritonitis, and in two to heart failure.
Death in such circumstances is usually attributed to embolism of the pulmonary artery.
Spencer, in eighty-five total hysterectomies, had two deaths from pulmonary embolism.
In cases of septic thrombosis the patients run a definite risk from pulmonary embolism.
British Dictionary definitions for embolism
Derived forms of embolismembolismic, adjective
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Cultural definitions for embolism
An obstruction or occlusion of a blood vessel by an air bubble, a detached blood clot, or a foreign body.