angina cruris angina cru·ris (krur’ĭs)
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. noun a surgical technique for restoring normal blood flow through an […]
angiopoiesis angiopoiesis an·gi·o·poi·e·sis (ān’jē-ō-poi-ē’sĭs) n. The formation of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels. Also called vasifaction, vasoformation. an’gi·o·poi·et’ic (-ět’ĭk) adj.
angiopressure angiopressure an·gi·o·pres·sure (ān’jē-ō-prěsh’ər) n. The application of pressure on a blood vessel to arrest bleeding.
angiorrhaphy angiorrhaphy an·gi·or·rha·phy (ān’jē-ôr’ə-fē) n. Suture repair of a vessel, especially a blood vessel.