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See definition of embolus on Dictionary.com
  • as inblockade
  • as inblood clot
  • as inclot

synonyms for embolus

  • barricade
  • closure
  • encirclement
  • restriction
  • roadblock
  • siege
  • stoppage
  • bar
  • clog
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • infarct
  • infarction
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • snag
  • stop
  • wall
  • blank wall
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antonyms for embolus

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  • beginning
  • opening
  • start
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • help
  • promotion
  • support
    • opening
    • one
    • individual
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    How to use embolus in a sentence

    As a matter of fact, Batsch under Embolus crocatus first presents an unmistakable description and figure.
    THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
    An embolus occupied the pulmonary artery, resembling a blood-clot found in the left common and internal iliac veins.
    A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
    At the post-mortem examination the left and right branches of the pulmonary artery contained an embolus.
    A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
    One month later he was seized with urgent dyspnœa and signs clearly indicating the lodgment of an embolus in the pulmonary artery.
    A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
    Detachment of a portion of the thrombus, according to Hoare, may result in the lodgment of an embolus in the brain or kidneys.
    LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
    There is sudden pain at the site of impaction of the embolus, and the pulses beyond are lost.
    MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
    When an embolus becomes impacted at the bifurcation of the popliteal, if gangrene ensues it usually spreads well up the leg.
    MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
    Although most emboli are detached portions of thrombi, any foreign body of suitable size may become an embolus.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    When a trunk bifurcates, the larger branch usually receives the embolus.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    An embolus may be so large as to be unable to pass through the valvular orifices of the heart.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO EMBOLUS

    • bar
    • barricade
    • blank wall
    • clog
    • closure
    • embolus
    • encirclement
    • hindrance
    • impediment
    • infarct
    • infarction
    • obstacle
    • obstruction
    • restriction
    • roadblock
    • siege
    • snag
    • stop
    • stoppage
    • wall
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.