[ ahr-teer-ee-ot-uh-mee ]
/ ɑrˌtɪər iˈɒt ə mi /
noun, plural ar·te·ri·ot·o·mies. Surgery.
the incision or opening into the lumen of an artery for the removal of a clot, embolus, or the like, or, formerly, for bloodletting.
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Words nearby arteriotomy
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Example sentences from the Web for arteriotomy
These symptoms had led to trying the affects of arteriotomy in the temples, but with no relief.William Harvey|D'Arcy Powers
This in medical practice would be blood drawn from a vein, and Harvey says nothing of arteriotomy in this passage.Harvey's Views on the Use of the Circulation of the Blood|John G. Curtis
Medical definitions for arteriotomy
[ är-tîr′ē-ŏt′ə-mē ]
Incision into the lumen of an artery.
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