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endarterectomy

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

Medical Definition of endarterectomy

plural endarterectomies

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




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