Thesaurus / embolus
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When a trunk bifurcates, the larger branch usually receives the embolus.
When the embolus arises from a septic thrombus, the results differ from those above described.
When this artery is blocked close to its origin by an embolus or thrombus, total aphasia results.
The danger of an embolus plugging one of the smaller arteries is great and probably happens more often than we think.
ARTERIOSCLEROSIS AND HYPERTENSION:LOUIS MARSHALL WARFIELD
Eventually, a point of the artery is reached whose diameter is less than that of the embolus, and the latter is stopped.
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
An embolus occupied the pulmonary artery, resembling a blood-clot found in the left common and internal iliac veins.
And yet the mere naming of the affliction eased her, although she had no conception of what an embolus might be.
THE PRICE OF LOVEARNOLD BENNETT
At the post-mortem examination the left and right branches of the pulmonary artery contained an embolus.
One month later he was seized with urgent dyspnœa and signs clearly indicating the lodgment of an embolus in the pulmonary artery.

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