phlebectomy

/ (flɪˈbɛktəmɪ) /

noun

the surgical excision of a vein or part of a vein

Nearby words

  1. phishing,
  2. phitsanulok,
  3. phiz,
  4. phlebarteriectasia,
  5. phlebectasia,
  6. phlebemphraxis,
  7. phlebismus,
  8. phlebitic,
  9. phlebitis,
  10. phlebo-

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Medicine definitions for phlebectomy

phlebectomy

[ flĭ-bĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a segment of a vein.venectomy

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