aeroembolism[er′ō em′bə liz′əm]
aeroembolism definition by Webster's New World
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an embolism of air bubbles often caused by surgery, induced abortion, or decompression sickness
Origin: aero- plush embolism
aeroembolism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Embolism that occurs as a result of the entrance of air bubbles into a blood vessel after surgical procedures or trauma.