valvulotomy

[ val-vyuh-lot-uh-mee ]
/ ˌvæl vyəˈlɒt ə mi /

noun, plural val·vu·lot·o·mies. Surgery.

the opening, slitting, or fracturing of a heart valve.

Origin of valvulotomy

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Medical definitions for valvulotomy

valvulotomy
[ văl′vyə-lŏtə-mē ]

n.

valvotomy
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