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PULMONARY EMBOLISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pulmonary embolism mean? 

PULMONARY EMBOLISM (noun)
  The noun PULMONARY EMBOLISM has 1 sense:

1. blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot

  Familiarity information: PULMONARY EMBOLISM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PULMONARY EMBOLISM (noun)


Sense 1pulmonary embolism [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("pulmonary embolism" is a kind of...):

embolism (occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle))


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