angioplasty

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noun an·gio·plas·ty \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌplas-tē\

Definition of angioplasty

plural

angioplasties

  1. :  surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially :  balloon angioplasty

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  • Compared to men with no hair loss, men whose crowns were completely bald had a 36 percent greater risk of having a coronary event, such as a heart attack, angina, or heart surgery including angioplasty or bypass surgery.

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Circa 1910

First Known Use of angioplasty

circa 1910


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angioplasty

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noun an·gio·plas·ty \ˈan-jē-ə-ˌplas-tē\

Medical Definition of angioplasty

plural

angioplasties

  1. :  surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially :  balloon angioplasty

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