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Embolism

Em´bo`lism
n.1.Intercalation; the insertion of days, months, or years, in an account of time, to produce regularity; as, the embolism of a lunar month in the Greek year.
2.Intercalated time.
3.(Med.) The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. Embolism in the brain often produces sudden unconsciousness and paralysis.
Noun1.embolism - an insertion into a calendar
Synonyms: intercalation
2.embolism - occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)
bar, barrier, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bottleneck, cecum, choking, choking off, clog, congestion, constipation, costiveness, cul-de-sac, dead end, embolus, gorge, impasse, impediment, infarct, infarction, jam, obstacle, obstipation, obstruction, sealing off, stop, stoppage, strangulation
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