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thrombectomy

[ throm-bek-tuh-mee ]
/ θrɒmˈbɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural throm·bec·to·mies.

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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Medical definitions for thrombectomy

thrombectomy
[ thrŏm-bĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a thrombus.
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