from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical excision of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerotic buildup.
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- n. The surgical procedure to remove plaque from an artery.
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- n. surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis
New Latin endartērium, inner lining of an artery (endo- + Latin artēria, artery; see artery) + -ectomy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
endarterium + -ectomy (Wiktionary)