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thrombectomy

[throm-bek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural throm·bec·to·mies.
  1. surgical removal of a blood clot from a blood vessel.
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Origin of thrombectomy

probably earlier than 1960–65; thromb(us) + -ectomy
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thrombectomy in Medicine

thrombectomy

(thrŏm-bĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of a thrombus.
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