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Medical Term:

valvoplasty

Pronunciation: val'vo-plas'te

Definition: Surgical reconstruction of a deformed cardiac valve, for the relief of stenosis or incompetence.

Synonym(s): valvuloplasty

[valve + G. plastos, formed]

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