Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


The sudden blocking of an artery by a clot or foreign material which has been brought to its site of lodgment by the blood current. Origin: L. Embolismus, from Gr. Ballein = to throw This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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