angiotomy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From angio- +‎ -tomy (from Ancient Greek ἀγγεῖον (angeîon, vessel, urn, pot) + τέμνω (témnō, I cut)).

Noun[edit]

angiotomy (countable and uncountable, plural angiotomies)

  1. (anatomy) dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body[1]

References[edit]

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    1839, Robley Dunglison, “ANGIOTOMY”, in Medical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, [], 2nd edition, Philadelphia, Pa.: Lea and Blanchard, successors to Carey and Co., OCLC 6188056:

angiotomy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913