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embolectomy

/ˌɛmbəˈlɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
the surgical removal of an embolus that is blocking a blood vessel
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embolectomy in Medicine

embolectomy em·bo·lec·to·my (ěm'bə-lěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of an embolus.

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