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(em′bŏ-lī″) pl. emboli [Gr. embolos, stopper] A mass of undissolved matter carried to a new location in a blood vessel or lymphatic. Emboli may be solid, liquid, or gaseous. Occlusion of vessels from emboli usually results in the development of infarcts. SEE: thrombosis; SEE: thrombus
Venes, Donald, editor. "Embolus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769188/all/embolus.
Embolus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769188/all/embolus. Accessed September 19, 2019.
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