Definition of angioplasty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈændʒiəʊplæsti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈændʒioʊplæsti//
[countable, uncountable](pl. angioplasties)(medical)
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a medical operation to repair or open a blocked blood vessel, especially either of the two arteries that supply blood to the heart
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: angioplasty