restenosis

noun
re·​ste·​no·​sis | \ ˌre-stə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce restenosis (audio) , ˌrē-stə- \

Definition of restenosis

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

First Known Use of restenosis

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for restenosis

New Latin

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“Restenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restenosis. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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restenosis

noun
re·​ste·​no·​sis | \ ˌres-tə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce restenosis (audio) , ˌrē-stə- How to pronounce restenosis (audio) \
plural restenoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce restenoses (audio) \

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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