embolic

Relating to an embolus or to embolism.

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em·bol·ic em-'bäl-ik, im- adj
1) of or relating to an embolus or embolism <\embolic occlusion of a middle cerebral artery with cholesterol material (D. R. Gress & J. H. Eichhorn)>
2) of, relating to, or produced by emboly

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em·bol·ic (em-bolґik) pertaining to an embolus or to embolism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Embolic — Em*bol ic, a. [Gr. ? to throw in. See {Embolism}.] 1. Embolismic. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Pertaining to an embolism; produced by an embolism; as, an embolic abscess. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) Pushing or growing in; said of a kind of invagination …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embolic — EMBÓLIC, Ă adj. Referitor la embolie. [< fr. embolique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • embolic — [em bäl′ik] adj. 1. of or caused by embolism or an embolus 2. of or during emboly …   English World dictionary

  • embolic — adjective Date: 1866 of or relating to an embolus or embolism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embolic — /em bol ik/, adj. 1. Pathol. pertaining to an embolus or to embolism. 2. Embryol. of, pertaining to, or resulting from emboly. [1865 70; EMBOL(US) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • embolic — adjective a) Of or relating to an embolus or an embolism. b) Pertaining to emboly …   Wiktionary

  • embolic — em|bo|lic Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • embolic — adj. pertaining to an embolus (clump of undissolved material in the bloodstream) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embolic — em·bol·ic …   English syllables

  • embolic — em•bol•ic [[t]ɛmˈbɒl ɪk[/t]] adj. pat pertaining to an embolus or to embolism • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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