cardioplasty

noun
car·​dio·​plas·​ty | \ ˈkärd-ē-ō-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce cardioplasty (audio) \
plural cardioplasties

Medical Definition of cardioplasty

: surgical repair of the gastric cardiac sphincter

called also esophagogastroplasty

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