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thrombectomy

 [throm-bek´tah-me]
excision of a clot from a blood vessel.
medical thrombectomy enzymatic dissolution of a blood clot in situ.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

throm·bec·to·my

(throm-bek'tŏ-mē),
The excision of a thrombus.
[thromb- + G. ektomē, excision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

thrombectomy

(thrŏm-bĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a thrombus.
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thrombectomy

 The removal of a clot/thrombus
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

throm·bec·to·my

(throm-bek'tŏ-mē)
The excision of a thrombus.
[thromb- + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thrombectomy

Surgical removal of a blood clot from an artery or vein.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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