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embolization

noun em·bo·li·za·tion \ˌem-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of EMBOLIZATION

:  the process or state in which a blood vessel or organ is obstructed by the lodgment of a material mass (as an embolus)
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First Known Use of EMBOLIZATION

1942
Medical Dictionary

embolization

noun em·bo·li·za·tion

Medical Definition of EMBOLIZATION

:  the process by which or state in which a blood vessel or organ is obstructed by the lodgment of a material mass (as an embolus) <pulmonary embolization> <embolization of a thrombus>; also :  an operation in which pellets are introduced into the circulatory system in order to induce embolization in specific abnormal blood vessels

Variants of EMBOLIZATION

em·bo·li·za·tion or British em·bo·li·sa·tion \ˌem-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

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