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restenosis

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noun re·ste·no·sis \ˌres-tə-ˈnō-səs, ˌrē-stə-\

Definition of restenosis

  1. :  the reoccurrence of stenosis in a blood vessel or heart valve after it has been treated with apparent success



Origin of restenosis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1954


Medical Dictionary

restenosis

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noun re·ste·no·sis \ˌres-tə-ˈnō-səs, ˌrē-stə-\

Medical Definition of restenosis

plural re·ste·no·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the reoccurrence of stenosis in a blood vessel or heart valve after it has been treated (as by balloon angioplasty or valvuloplasty) with apparent success




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