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endarterectomy

noun end·ar·ter·ec·to·my \ˌen-ˌdär-tə-ˈrek-tə-mē\
plural end·ar·ter·ec·to·mies

Definition of ENDARTERECTOMY

:  surgical removal of the inner layer of an artery when thickened and atheromatous or occluded (as by intimal plaques)

Origin of ENDARTERECTOMY

New Latin endarterium intima of an artery (from end- + arteria artery) + English -ectomy
First Known Use: 1974
Medical Dictionary

endarterectomy

noun end·ar·ter·ec·to·my \ˌen-ˌdärt-ə-ˈrek-tə-mē\
plural end·ar·ter·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of ENDARTERECTOMY

:  surgical removal of the inner layer of an artery when thickened and atheromatous or occluded (as by intimal plaques)

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