angioplasty

noun an·gio·plas·ty \ ˈan-jē-ə-ˌplas-tē \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of angioplasty

plural angioplasties
: surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially : balloon angioplasty

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circa 1910

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angioplasty

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

medical Definition of angioplasty

plural angioplasties
: surgical repair or recanalization of a blood vessel; especially : balloon angioplasty

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