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cardiovalvulotomy car·di·o·val·vu·lot·o·my (kär'dē-ō-vāl'vyə-lŏt'ə-mē)
Surgical correction of valvular stenosis by cutting or excising a part of a heart valve. Also called cardiovalvotomy.

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