arterial embolization

(ar-TEER-ee-ul EM-boh-lih-ZAY-shun)

The blocking of an artery by a clot of foreign material. This can be done as treatment to block the flow of blood to a tumor.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "arterial embolization"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "embolizaci?n arterial"

Bloqueo de una arteria con un tapĆ³n artificial. Esto puede hacerse como tratamiento para impedir el flujo de sangre a un tumor.