keratotomy

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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.

keratotomy

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

keratotomy

the process of surgical incision of the cornea.
See also: Eyes
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
Translations

ker·a·tot·o·my

n. queratotomía, incisión a través de la córnea.

keratotomy

n (pl -mies) queratotomía; radial — queratotomía radial