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PORT-ACCESS CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does port-access coronary bypass surgery mean? 

PORT-ACCESS CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY (noun)
  The noun PORT-ACCESS CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY has 1 sense:

1. heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed by the use of small instruments and tiny cameras threaded through small incisions while the heart is stopped and blood is pumped through a heart-lung machine

  Familiarity information: PORT-ACCESS CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY used as a noun is very rare.


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PORT-ACCESS CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY (noun)


Sense 1port-access coronary bypass surgery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed by the use of small instruments and tiny cameras threaded through small incisions while the heart is stopped and blood is pumped through a heart-lung machine

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("port-access coronary bypass surgery" is a kind of...):

closed-heart surgery (heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened))


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