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