iridotomy

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iridotomy

(ˌɪrɪˈdɒtəmɪ; ˌaɪrɪ-)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the iris, esp to create an artificial pupil
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iridotomy

Surgery. the making of an artificial pupil in the eye by transverse division of iris fibers.
See also: Eyes
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Noun1.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
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
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