valvulotomy

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val·vot·o·my

(val-vot'ŏ-mē),
1. Cutting through a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction. Synonym(s): valvulotomy
2. Incision of a valvular structure.
[valve + G. tomē, incision]
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valvulotomy

(văl′vyə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
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val·vot·o·my

(val-vot'ŏ-mē)
1. Cutting through a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction.
Synonym(s): valvulotomy.
2. Incision of a valvular structure.
[valve + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012