saddle embolus

noun

: an embolus that straddles the branching of an artery blocking both branches

called also rider embolus

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“Saddle embolus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saddle%20embolus. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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