Definition of Thrombectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel.




Definition of Thrombectomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical removal of a blood clot or thrombus from a blood vessel. ¹

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Medical Definition of Thrombectomy

1. Procedure to remove a clot (a thrombus). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thrombectomy

throbbiest
throbbing
throbbingly
throbbings
throbby
throbs
throe
throed
throeing
throes
thromb-
thromb-endarterectomy
thrombase
thrombasthenia
thrombectomies
thrombectomy (current term)
thrombelastography
thrombendarterectomy
thrombendarteriectomies
thrombendarteriectomy
thrombendoarterectomy
thrombi
thrombin
thrombin time
thrombinogen
thrombinogenesis
thrombins
thrombo-
thrombo-end-arterectomy
thrombo-endarterectomy

Literary usage of Thrombectomy

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1. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1921)
"(See section on thrombectomy and Thrombo- arterial Obstruction, Vol. V, p. 66.) (13) No amount of vaselin applied to the intima or irrigation of the injured ..."

2. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"The fibrin ferment that coagulates bio* thrombectomy, throm-bek'-to-tne. Removal of a thrombus. Thrombin, throm'-bin. The fibrin-ferment. ..."

3. Treatment of Chronic Leg Ulcers. A Practical Guide to Its Symptomatology by Edward Adams (1914)
"In this way the practice of prophylactic ligation, thrombectomy, and phlebectomy in septic phlebitis fell into disrepute, and it was only in the ..."

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