noun \ˌath-ə-ˈrek-tə-mē\
plural ath·er·ec·to·mies

Definition of ATHERECTOMY

: removal of atheromatous plaque from within a blood vessel by utilizing a catheter usually fitted with a cutting blade or grinding burr

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