Definitions for "Embolus"
Something inserted, as a wedge; the piston or sucker of a pump or syringe.
A plug of some substance lodged in a blood vessel, being brought thither by the blood current. It consists most frequently of a clot of fibrin, a detached shred of a morbid growth, a globule of fat, or a microscopic organism.
EM-bo-lus A blood clot that forms in the blood vessels in one part of the body and then is carried to another part of the body.
Keywords:  blockage
a blockage of an