Translation of embolism in Spanish:

embolism

embolia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛmbəˌlɪzəm//ˈɛmbəlɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • 1

    embolia feminine
    • Serious obstructions, such as a pulmonary embolism, need emergency medical treatment.
    • Spiral computed tomography showed a pulmonary embolism in the left lower lobe.
    • For example, if the person has an air embolism in the arteries carrying blood to the brain, it may cause seizures.
    • Even so, thrombolytic therapy of pulmonary embolism does not dissolve the clot completely as it does with acute coronary thrombosis, and increases the risk of bleeding.
    • A computed tomographic scan demonstrated a pulmonary embolism, and anticoagulation therapy was initiated.