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Embolism (disambiguation)

Embolism may refer to:

  • Embolism, when an object (the embolus) migrates from one part of the body (through circulation) and causes a blockage (occlusion) of a blood vessel in another part of the body.
    • Embolization is the passage of an embolus within the bloodstream, either pathologically or therapeutically.
  • Embolism in calendars: Intercalation (timekeeping)
  • Embolism (liturgy), a liturgical prayer