endarterectomy

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end·ar·te·rec·to·my

 (ĕn′där-tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. end·ar·te·rec·to·mies
Surgical excision of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerotic buildup.

[New Latin endartērium, inner lining of an artery (endo- + Latin artēria, artery; see artery) + -ectomy.]

endarterectomy

(ɛnˌdɑːtəˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Surgery) a surgical operation to removes blockages in an artery

end•ar•ter•ec•to•my

(ɛnˌdɑr təˈrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical stripping of a fat-encrusted, thickened arterial lining so as to open or widen the artery for improved blood circulation.
[1955–60; endarter(ium) an artery lining (see end-, artery) + -ectomy]

endarterectomy

Surgery to clear a blocked artery to restore proper blood flow.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endarterectomy - surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

n. endarterectomía, extirpación de la túnica interna (íntima) engrosada de una arteria.

endarterectomy

n (pl -mies) endarterectomía; carotid — endarterectomía carotídea