em·bo·lized or British em·bo·lisedem·bo·liz·ing or British em·bo·lis·ing
of an embolus : to lodge in and obstruct (as a blood vessel or organ)
: to break up into emboli or become an embolus <bone marrow fragments embolized and were swept to the lung from the site of the fracture>
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