Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of embolus.

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  • noun Plural form of embolus.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Blood clots, or pulmonary emboli, had proliferated out of nowhere.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Blood clots, or pulmonary emboli, had proliferated out of nowhere.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Turns out the reviewers did note that weekly estrogen exposure was higher in patch than pill users, and directly related this data to the two pulmonary emboli reported in clinical trials.

    Thoughts on the Contraceptive Patch and Blood Clot Risks

  • Farr was finishing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis when the University of Virginia Medical Center checked in its first case of MRSA on March 13, 1978, a man with endocarditis that released septic emboli into his circulatory system.

    SUPERBUG

  • In some children, the infection showered septic emboli, blood clots that also contained infection, into their lungs, brains, and hearts.41 Then another group in Dallas—at Parkland, the enormous public hospital that older Americans know as the place where President John F. Kennedy was declared dead—found yet another very serious syndrome.

    SUPERBUG

  • But it also cleared the drug as a possible endocarditis treatment, because septic emboli would be within the bloodstream, not on the surface of the lung.

    SUPERBUG

  • On an X-ray, the radiologists could see collections of fluid in his shoulders and elbows, and septic emboli—clots of infected tissue that had broken off from somewhere else in his body—that had lodged in his lungs.

    SUPERBUG

  • Jay went home after a week, still on IV antibiotics—but the combination of MRSA and the blood thinners he took to prevent more emboli kept the long incision in his abdomen from healing.

    SUPERBUG

  • In some children, the infection showered septic emboli, blood clots that also contained infection, into their lungs, brains, and hearts.41 Then another group in Dallas—at Parkland, the enormous public hospital that older Americans know as the place where President John F. Kennedy was declared dead—found yet another very serious syndrome.

    SUPERBUG

  • Tissue in his lower left lung was dying, and septic emboli were wearing holes in his lungs and collecting in his kidneys.

    SUPERBUG

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