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(Surgery) surgical incision into the iris, esp to create an artificial pupil
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Surgery. the making of an artificial pupil in the eye by transverse division of iris fibers.See also: Eyes
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|Noun||1.||iridotomy - a surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat closed-angle glaucoma|
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