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American English: /ˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm/
British English: /ˈɛmbəlɪz(ə)m/

Translation of embolism in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • 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.

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