embolotherapy

noun

em·​bo·​lo·​ther·​a·​py -ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce embolotherapy (audio)
plural embolotherapies
: the intentional blockage of an artery with an object (as a balloon inserted by a catheter) to control or prevent hemorrhaging

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“Embolotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/embolotherapy. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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