• Embolism Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus. Embolism in the brain often produces sudden unconsciousness and paralysis.
- (n.) Intercalated time.
- (n.) Intercalation; the insertion of days, months, or years, in an account of time, to produce regularity; as, the embolism of a lunar month in the Greek year.
• Embolismal Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Pertaining to embolism; intercalary; as, embolismal months.