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n. pl. ker·a·to·plas·ties
Surgery involving part or all of the cornea, especially corneal transplantation.
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n, pl -ties
(Surgery) plastic surgery of the cornea, esp involving corneal grafting
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ker•a•to•plas•ty(ˈkɛr ə toʊˌplæs ti)
n., pl. -ties.
plastic surgery performed upon the cornea, esp. a corneal transplantation.
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the surgical process of corneal grafting.See also: Eyes
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|Noun||1.||keratoplasty - a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor|
epikeratophakia - using a piece of donated corneal tissue to repair the eye of someone who has had a cataract removed; "epikeratophakia gave her a living contact lens"
anaplasty, reconstructive surgery - surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
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n. queratoplastia, cualquier modificación de la córnea por medio de cirugía plástica.
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