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valvulotomy

[val-vyuh-lot-uh-mee] /ˌvæl vyəˈlɒt ə mi/
noun, plural valvulotomies. Surgery
1.
the opening, slitting, or fracturing of a heart valve.
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valvulotomy in Medicine

valvulotomy val·vu·lot·o·my (vāl'vyə-lŏt'ə-mē)
n.
See valvotomy.

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