thromboendarterectomy


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thromboendarterectomy

 [throm″bo-en″dar-ter-ek´-tah-me]
excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ar-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē),
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.
[thrombo- + endarterectomy]

thromboendarterectomy

/throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my/ (-end″ahr-ter-ek´tah-me) excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

thromboendarterectomy

(thrŏm′bō-ĕn′där-tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
An operation to remove a thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material from an occluded artery.

thromboendarterectomy

[-en′′därtərek′təmē]
removal of thrombus and atherosclerotic inner lining from an obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ahr-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.

thromboendarterectomy

excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.
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