Embolism [noun]

Definition of Embolism:

mass of thickened blood

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Sentence/Example of Embolism:

A pulmonary embolism shouldn't kill him, but the effects were disproportionate to the cause and would last a while.

Death in the fatal cases was attributed to pulmonary embolism, peritonitis, and in two to heart failure.

Death in such circumstances is usually attributed to embolism of the pulmonary artery.

Spencer, in eighty-five total hysterectomies, had two deaths from pulmonary embolism.

In cases of septic thrombosis the patients run a definite risk from pulmonary embolism.

I have seen five examples of this mild form of pulmonary embolism after hysterectomy.

This dislodged a clot, and the woman was seized with the symptoms of pulmonary embolism and died in forty-seven minutes.

The symptoms of pulmonary embolism may occur at any period from the hour of the operation up to the thirtieth day.

It also predisposes to embolism and thrombosis, Insanity due to Arterial Degeneration.

Its dangers—infection, air embolism, intravascular clotting, sudden death—are matters of record.