[ en-dahr-tuh-rek-tuh-mee ]
/ ɛnˌdɑr təˈrɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural end·ar·ter·ec·to·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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Medical definitions for endarterectomy
[ ĕn′där-tə-rĕk′tə-mē ]
Excision of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerotic buildup.
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