Arterial embolism is a sudden interruption of blood flow to an organ or body part due to a clot (embolus).
An embolus is a blood clot or a piece of plaque that acts like a clot. Emboli means more than one clot. If the clot travels from the site where it formed to another location in the body, it is called an embolism.
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