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em·bol·i·form

(em-bol'i-fōrm),
Shaped like an embolus.
[G. embolos, plug (embolus), + L. forma, form]

emboliform

/em·bol·i·form/ (-ĭ-form) resembling an embolus.

emboliform

(ĕm-bŏl′ĭ-fŏrm″) [″ + L. forma, form]
1. Resembling an embolus.
2. Wedge-shaped, as the nucleus emboliformis.
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Problems related to clip application are the use of inappropriate clip; clip failure; presence of perforating arteries in the clip's leg; an aneurysmal remnant after clipping; slipping of the clip; fracture of atheromatous plaque; emboliform processes from atheromatous or thrombotic aneurysm; perforation of aneurysm; shrinkage, stenosis or kinking of parent artery and (manuplational) vasospasm after clip application.