aortotomy


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aortotomy

 [a″or-tot´ah-me]
incision of the aorta.

a·or·tot·o·my

(ā'ōr-tot'ō-mē),
Incision of the aorta.
[aorta + G. tomē, a cutting]

aortotomy

/aor·tot·o·my/ (a″or-tot´ah-me) incision of the aorta.

aortotomy

(ā′ôr-tŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision into the aorta.

a·or·tot·o·my

(ā-ōr-tot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the aorta.
[aorta + G. tomē, a cutting]

aortotomy

incision of the aorta.
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