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restenosis

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

Definition of RESTENOSIS

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

New Latin
First Known Use: 1954
Medical Dictionary

restenosis

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

Medical Definition of RESTENOSIS

:  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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