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endarterectomy

[ en-dahr-tuh-rek-tuh-mee ]
/ 蓻n藢d蓱r t蓹藞r蓻k t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural end路ar路ter路ec路to路mies.
the surgical stripping of a fat-encrusted, thickened arterial lining so as to open or widen the artery for improved blood circulation.
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Origin of endarterectomy

First recorded in 1955鈥60; endarter(ium) + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for endarterectomy

endarterectomy
[ 臅n鈥瞕盲r-t蓹-r臅kt蓹-m膿 ]

n.
Excision of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerotic buildup.
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