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angioplasty

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noun an·gio·plas·ty \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌplas-tē\

Definition of angioplasty

plural an·gio·plas·ties

  1. :  surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially :  balloon angioplasty



Circa 1919

First Known Use of angioplasty

circa 1919

Rhymes with angioplasty


Medical Dictionary

angioplasty

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noun an·gio·plas·ty \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌplas-tē\

Medical Definition of angioplasty

plural an·gio·plas·ties

  1. :  surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially :  balloon angioplasty




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