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1. angioplasty

noun. ['ˌænˌdʒiːəˈplæsti'] an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery.

Synonyms

  • surgical process
  • operation
  • surgery
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • -plasty (English)
  • πλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • angio- (English)
  • ἀγγεῖον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word angioplasty


1. Noun, singular or mass
Carotid artery stenting is also combined with angioplasty.

2. Adjective
They perform stress tests, administer medication and help patients recover from bypass, pacemaker and angioplasty surgeries.

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