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thrombectomy

[throm-bek-tuh-mee] /θrɒmˈbɛk tə mi/
noun, plural thrombectomies.
1.
surgical removal of a blood clot from a blood vessel.
Origin of thrombectomy
1960-1965
probably earlier than 1960-65; thromb(us) + -ectomy
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thrombectomy in Medicine

thrombectomy throm·bec·to·my (thrŏm-běk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a thrombus.

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