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arteriotomy

[ ahr-teer-ee-ot-uh-mee ]
/ 蓱r藢t瑟蓹r i藞蓲t 蓹 mi /
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noun, plural ar路te路ri路ot路o路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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Origin of arteriotomy

First recorded in 1625鈥35; arterio- + -tomy
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