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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Embolism" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Embolism
An embolism is the lodging of an embolus, which may be a blood clot, fat globule, gas bubble or foreign material in the bloodstream. - See link

 

Embolism in Spanish is Émbolo
En medicina, un émbolo es una masa sólida, líquida o gaseosa que se libera dentro de los vasos y es transportada por la sangre a un lugar del organismo distinto del punto de origen, pudiendo provocar una embolia (oclusión o bloqueo parcial o total de un vaso sanguíneo por un émbolo). - See link

 

More information about Embolism in other websites
Definition of Embolism in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Embolism in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Embolism - See link.
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