embolectomy

/ (ˌɛmbəˈlɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

the surgical removal of an embolus that is blocking a blood vessel
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Medicine definitions for embolectomy

embolectomy

[ ĕm′bə-lĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of an embolus.
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