Embolism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈembəlɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word embolism
Brit.  |ˈɛmbəlɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word embolism

noun

- an insertion into a calendar (syn: intercalation)
- occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)

Word forms

noun
singular: embolism
plural: embolisms
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