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Eye surgery to correct certain refractive disorders, such as myopia, in which a surface layer of the cornea is temporarily separated and folded back to expose the inner surface for reshaping with a laser.

[la(ser-assisted in) si(tu) k(eratomileusis).]
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Noun1.LASIK - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
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abbr laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. V. keratomileusis.
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Minister of Transport and Communications of FBiH Denis Lasic, stressing the importance of the project, and the long-announced main road Neum-Stolac, explained that the project is taking place with a much faster dynamics, three months ahead of schedule.
AEROCLO-sA, together with Observations of Aerosols above Clouds and Their Interactions (ORACLES), Clouds and Aerosol Radiative Impacts and Forcing: Year 2017 (CLARIFY), Layered Atlantic Smoke Interactions with Clouds (LASIC), and Namib Fog Life Cycle Analysis (NaFoLiCa), provide the most extensive measurement effort in the broader southern Atlantic region since SAFARI 2000.
Natalija Ursulin-Trstenjak, (1) Dinko Puntaric, (2) Davor Levanic, (1) Vlatka Gvozdic, (3) Celjka Pavlek, (4) Ada Puntaric, (5) Eda Puntaric, (6) Ida Puntaric, (7) Domagoj Vidosavljevic, (8) Dario Lasic, (4) and Marina Vidosavljevic (9)
Lasic, "Novel applications of liposomes," Trends in Biotechnology, vol.
[9.] Lasic D, Ivanisevic R, Uglesic B, Cvitanovic MZ, Glucina D, Hlevnjak I.
(5.) Mikovie M, Milenkovic S, Bombasirvevic M, Lasic A, Gohibovic Z, Malendinnovic Det al, Surgical treatment of Pertrochanteric Fractures using external fixators systemic and technique medicine and biology 2002; 9 (2): 188-91.
Desde un punto de vista tecnico--que de acuerdo a la filosofia de Moodle (Lasic, 2010) va estrechamente asociado al pedagogico--se dividieron en tres categorias segun el uso prioritario que hiciesen de los modulos de la plataforma: interactivos, colaborativos u otros.
Lasic et al., "Low hematocrit predicts contrast-induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary interventions," Kidney International, vol.
This finding supports the views expressed by Luisi, Lasic, and Laughlin [24-26] that liposomes are metastable structures.
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