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thromboembolism

Formation in a blood vessel of a clot (thrombus) that breaks loose and is carried by the blood stream to plug another vessel. The clot may plug a vessel in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), brain (stroke), gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, or leg.

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Related Words

blood ; brain ; embolus ; kidney ; stroke ; thrombus