air embolism

noun

: obstruction of the circulation by air that has gained entrance to veins usually through wounds compare aeroembolism

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“Air embolism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/air%20embolism. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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