embolus

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anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus Coumadin , warfarin
surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery) embolectomy
occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle) embolism
occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a thrombus thromboembolism
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