\dˈɒtə͡l], \dˈɒtəl], \d_ˈɒ_t_əl]\
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By Princeton University
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A small rounded lump or mass: especially, the tobacco remaining in the bottom of a pipe after smoking, and which is often put on the top of fresh tobacco when refilling. "A snuffer-tray containing scraps of half-smoked tobacco, 'pipe dottles,' as he called them, which were carefully resmoked over and over again till nothing but ash was left."-Kingsley.
By Daniel Lyons
By Thomas Davidson
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- in which atheromatous excised cutting or rotating catheter. differs from balloon and laser angioplasty procedures enlarge vessels dilation but frequently do not remove much plaque. If the plaque is removed by surgical excision under general anesthesia rather than an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it called ENDARTERECTOMY.