valvuloplasty

noun
val·​vu·​lo·​plas·​ty | \ ˈval-vyə-lō-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce valvuloplasty (audio) \
plural valvuloplasties

Medical Definition of valvuloplasty

: plastic surgery performed on a heart valve

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“Valvuloplasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/valvuloplasty. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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