Valvotomy meaning

văl-vŏt ə-mē
Surgical cutting of a constricted cardiac valve to relieve obstruction.
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Incision of a valvular structure.
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(surgery) An incision into a narrowed valve of the heart, in order to restore the proper flow of blood.
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Origin of valvotomy

  • valve +‎ -otomy
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