thrombectomy

[throm-bek-tuh-mee]

noun, plural throm·bec·to·mies.

surgical removal of a blood clot from a blood vessel.

Origin of thrombectomy

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

thrombectomy

[thrŏm-bĕktə-mē]

n.

Excision of a thrombus.
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