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


angiotomy (countable and uncountable, plural angiotomies)

  1. (anatomy) dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for angiotomy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)