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an•gi•o•plas•ty



Pronunciation: (an'jē-u-plas"tē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.
Surg.
the repair of a blood vessel, as by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter to unclog it or by replacing part of the vessel with either a piece of the patient's own tissue or a prosthetic device: coronary angioplasty to widen an artery blocked by plaque.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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