Definición de embolism en inglés:

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embolism

Pronunciación: /ˈembəˌlizəm/

sustantivo

1 Medicine Obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Serious obstructions, such as a pulmonary embolism, need emergency medical treatment.
  • Even so, thrombolytic therapy of pulmonary embolism does not dissolve the clot completely as it does with acute coronary thrombosis, and increases the risk of bleeding.
  • A computed tomographic scan demonstrated a pulmonary embolism, and anticoagulation therapy was initiated.
2The periodic intercalation of days or a month to correct the accumulating discrepancy between the calendar year and the solar year, as in a leap year.

Origen

Mid 19th century: via late Latin from Greek embolismos, from emballein 'insert'.

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