noun Pathology.
the blockage of a blood vessel by a thrombus carried through the bloodstream from its site of formation.

1905–10; thrombo- + embolism

thromboembolic [throm-boh-em-bol-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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thromboembolism (ˌθrɒmbəʊˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm)
pathol the obstruction of a blood vessel by a thrombus that has become detached from its original site

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thromboembolism throm·bo·em·bo·lism (thrŏm'bō-ěm'bə-lĭz'əm)
Occlusion of a blood vessel due to a thrombus.

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