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npl  -mies  :  surgical incision of a valve : specif  :  the operation of enlarging a narrowed heart valve by cutting through the mitral commissures with a knife or by a finger thrust to relieve the symptoms of mitral stenosis .
Similar sounding terms:  val·vu·lo·tome 

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