Definition of thromboendarterectomy in English:

thromboendarterectomy

(also thrombendarterectomy, thromboendarteriectomy)

Pronunciation /ˌθrɒmbəʊɛndɑːtəˈrɛktəmi/

noun

Medicine Surgery Biochemistry
  • Surgical removal of a thrombus from an artery along with part of the vessel's inner lining (endothelium); an instance of this; compare "thrombectomy", "endarterectomy".

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus. From thrombo- + endarterectomy, after French thrombo-endartériectomie.