Embolus

Definition of Embolus

Em´bo`lus
n.1.Something inserted, as a wedge; the piston or sucker of a pump or syringe.
2.(Med.) A plug of some substance lodged in a blood vessel, being brought thither by the blood current. It consists most frequently of a clot of fibrin, a detached shred of a morbid growth, a globule of fat, or a microscopic organism.

Related Words

clot, coagulum, embolism
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