Hunter operation

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Hun·ter op·er·a·tion

ligation of an artery proximal and distal to an aneurysm.

Hunt·er op·er·a·tion

(hŭn'tĕr op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Ligation of an artery proximal and distal to an aneurysm.


John, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, physiologist, and pathologist, 1728-1793.
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