angiostomy

noun

an·​gi·​os·​to·​my ˌan-jē-ˈäs-tə-mē How to pronounce angiostomy (audio)
plural angiostomies
: the surgical establishment of an opening into a blood vessel especially through a cannula

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“Angiostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angiostomy. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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