embolization

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em·bo·li·za·tion

noun \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)

First Known Use of EMBOLIZATION

1942

em·bo·li·za·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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