noun, plural em·bo·li [em-buh-lahy]. /ˈɛm bəˌlaɪ/. Pathology.
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Origin of embolus
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As a matter of fact, Batsch under Embolus crocatus first presents an unmistakable description and figure.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
An embolus occupied the pulmonary artery, resembling a blood-clot found in the left common and internal iliac veins.
At the post-mortem examination the left and right branches of the pulmonary artery contained an embolus.
One month later he was seized with urgent dyspnœa and signs clearly indicating the lodgment of an embolus in the pulmonary artery.
Detachment of a portion of the thrombus, according to Hoare, may result in the lodgment of an embolus in the brain or kidneys.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix