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ker·a·tot·o·my

 (kĕr′ə-tŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. ker·a·tot·o·mies
Surgical incision of the cornea.
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keratotomy

(ˌkɛrəˈtɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision of the cornea
[C20: from kerato- + -tomy]
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keratotomy

the process of surgical incision of the cornea.
See also: Eyes
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratotomy - surgical incision into the cornea
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
radial keratotomy - radial pattern of incisions in the cornea that cause the cornea to bulge; performed to correct myopia
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Translations

ker·a·tot·o·my

n. queratotomía, incisión a través de la córnea.
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keratotomy

n (pl -mies) queratotomía; radial — queratotomía radial
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They have options like limbal relaxing incisions or opposite clear corneal incisions or other modalities of keratotomies, excimer laser etc.
(1,5) After making three 23-gauge and one 3.2-mm keratotomies, the DM was scored at a radius of 9.5 mm with a reverse Sinskey hook (DORC international BV, Holland) and removed from the anterior chamber under complete air fill.
In India, scanty literature is available regarding management of corneal ulcers by keratotomies. Therefore the aim of our study was to establish effective diagnostic and surgical protocol for management of superficial corneal ulceration in dogs.