TITLE

lymphangiotomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1279
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "lymphangiotomy" is presented. The term refers to incision into a lymphatic vessel. It originated from the Latin word "lympha," meaning lymph, and the Greek words "angeion," meaning vessel, and "tome," meaning incision. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234644

 

Related Articles

  • phleborrhaphy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1657 

    A definition of the medical term "phleborrhaphy" is presented. It refers to the suturing of a vein. It originated from the word "rhaphe" meaning seam. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • angiectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p115 

    A definition of the medical term "angiectomy" is presented, which means the excision or resection of a blood vessel.

  • angiohypotonia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p118 

    A definition of the medical term "angiohypotonia" is presented, which means angioparalysis or angioparesis or vascular dilatation.

  • angiostomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p121 

    A definition of the medical term "angiostomy" is presented. Angiostomy refers to an operation that makes an artificial fistulous opening into a blood vessel. The term originated from the word "stoma," which means mouth. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary,"...

  • angiotomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p122 

    A definition of the medical term "angiotomy" is presented. Angiotomy is defined as the incision conducted into a blood vessel. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. In addition to the meaning, the pronunciation of the term is provided as...

  • angioplasty.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p120 

    A definition of the medical term "angioplasty" is presented. Angioplasty refers to any endovascular procedure that reopens narrowed blood vessels and restores forward blood flow. The term originated from the word "plasein" which means to form. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic...

  • angiotome.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p122 

    A definition of the medical term "angiotome" is presented. Angiotome refers to any segment of embryonic vascular system. The term originated from the words "angeion" which means vessel, and "tome" which means incision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published...

  • cirsotomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p427 

    A definition of the medical term "cirsotomy" is presented, which refers to the incision of a varicose vein.

  • lymphangiectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1376 

    A definition of the term "lymphangiectomy" is presented, which refers to the removal of lymph vessels through surgery.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics