noun, plural thrombectomies.
surgical removal of a blood clot from a blood vessel.

probably earlier than 1960–65; thromb(us) + -ectomy Unabridged
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thrombectomy throm·bec·to·my (thrŏm-běk'tə-mē)
Excision of a thrombus.

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Less often, the clot is removed with a type of surgery called thrombectomy.
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