arteriectomy
Excision of part of an artery. [L. arteria, artery, + G. ektome, excision]

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n.
surgical excision of an artery or part of an artery. This may be performed as a diagnostic procedure (for example, to take an arterial biopsy in the diagnosis of arteritis) or during reconstruction of a blocked artery when the blocked segment is replaced by a synthetic graft.

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ar·te·ri·ec·to·my (ahr-tēr″e-ekґtə-me) [arteri- + -ectomy] excision of a portion of an artery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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