Medical Dictionary

embolus

noun em·bo·lus \ˈem-bə-ləs\
plural em·bo·li \-ˌlī\

Medical Definition of EMBOLUS

:  an abnormal particle (as an air bubble) circulating in the blood—compare thrombus
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears