Medical Dictionary

air embolism

noun

Medical Definition of air embolism

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up air embolism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

sparing in use of food or drink

Get Word of the Day daily email!