EMBOLISM

An interruption of blood flow due to a blocked vessel by an embolus in the blood stream.

EMBOLISM: "An embolus usually appears at a junction, branch or narrowing of a blood vessel."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMBOLISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/embolism/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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