embolectomy

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embolectomy

 [em″bo-lek´to-me]
surgical removal of an embolus.

em·bo·lec·to·my

(em'bō-lek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of an embolus.
[G. embolos, a plug (embolus), + ektomē, excision]

embolectomy

(ĕm′bə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. embolecto·mies
Surgical removal of an embolus.

em·bo·lec·to·my

(em'bō-lek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of an embolus.
[G. embolos, a plug (embolus), + ektomē, excision]

embolectomy

Surgical removal from a blood vessel, usually an artery, of a blood clot, or other obstruction, which has been carried to the site in the bloodstream from elsewhere in the circulation (EMBOLUS).