cabg

Abbreviations & Acronyms
CABG
coronary artery bypass graft
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cabg

noun
open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart [syn: coronary bypass
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