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restenosis

Pronunciation: re'ste-no'sis

Definition: Recurrence of stenosis after corrective surgery on the heart valve; narrowing of a structure (usually a coronary artery) following the removal or reduction of a previous narrowing.

[re-, + G. stenosis, a narrowing]

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