Sentence Examples


  • Such injuries are apt to occur in syphilitic endarteritis, or senile arterial decay, whereby an artery may be blocked permanently, as if with an embolus, and the area supplied by it, in so far as it was dependent upon this vessel, deprived of nutrition.
  • A large pulmonary embolus which blocks the main blood vessels to the lungs will be fatal.
  • A large pulmonary embolus which blocks the main blood vessels to the lungs will be fatal.
  • Shipman recorded the immediate cause of death as cerebral embolus, which had lasted minutes.
  • The material that should not be there is called an embolus.

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