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n. pl. stra·bot·o·mies
Surgical incision of a muscle or tendon of the eye to correct strabismus.
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n, pl -mies
(Surgery) a former method of treating strabismus by surgical division of one or more muscles of the eye
[C19: from French strabotomie, from Greek strabos squinting + -tomy]
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|Noun||1.||strabotomy - the surgical operation of cutting a muscle or tendon of the eye in order to correct strabismus|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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