Definitions for thrombectomy

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  1. thrombectomy(noun)

    surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel

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  1. thrombectomy(Noun)

    The surgical removal of a blood clot or thrombus from a blood vessel.

  2. Origin: From thrombus + -ectomy.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Thrombectomy

    Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material from a blood vessel at the point of its formation. Removal of a clot arising from a distant site is called EMBOLECTOMY.


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