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Descriptor English:   Embolism 
Descriptor Spanish:   Embolia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Embolia 
Synonyms English:   Embolisms
Tree Number:   C14.907.355.350
Definition English:   Blocking of a blood vessel by an embolus which can be a blood clot or other undissolved material in the blood stream. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific blood vessel
See Related English:   Embolectomy
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   4691 
Unique Identifier:   D004617 

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