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ir·i·dec·to·my

 (ĭr′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē, ī′rĭ-)
n. pl. ir·i·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye.

iridectomy

(ˌɪrɪˈdɛktəmɪ; ˌaɪ-)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of part of the iris

ir•i•dec•to•my

(ˌɪr ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ-)

n., pl. -mies.
excision of part of the iris.
[1850–55]

iridectomy

Surgery to remove part of the iris of the eye.
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Noun1.iridectomy - an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
Translations

ir·i·dec·to·my

n. iridectomía, extirpación de una parte del iris.
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No preoperative or intraoperative peripheral iridectomies were performed.
On slit-lamp examination, the anterior chambers of both eyes appeared quiet and the surgical iridectomies were open.
The patients underwent two peripheral iridectomies with a neodymium: yttrium aluminum garnet laser (Nd:YAG) one week before surgery.