from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Pathology Of, relating to, or caused by an embolus or an embolism.
  • adj. Embryology Of or relating to emboly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to an embolus or an embolism.
  • adj. Pertaining to emboly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Embolismic.
  • adj. Pertaining to an embolism; produced by an embolism.
  • adj. Pushing or growing in; -- said of a kind of invagination. See under Invagination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inserted; intercalated; embolismic.
  • In pathology, relating to embolism, or plugging of a blood-vessel.
  • Pertaining to emboly; characterized by or resulting from emboly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to an embolism or embolus


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