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embolism

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
embolism

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intercalation of a day or days in a calendar XIV; (path.) plugging of a blood-vessel XIX. — late L. embolismus

Reference Entry.  28 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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