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aeroembolism (s) (noun), aeroembolisms (pl)
An embolism formed by air bubbles in the blood or tissues: Aeroembolism results from the admission of air bubbles in the blood.

Aeroembolism can accidentally occur during surgery by a hypodermic injection or from a rapid change in pressure, also known as "decompression sickness".

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