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infundibulectomy

Pronunciation: in'fun-dib'yu-lek'to-me

Definition: Excision of the infundibulum, especially of hypertrophied ventricular septal myocardium encroaching on the ventricular outflow tract in the tetralogy of Fallot.

[infundibulum + G. ektome, excision]

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