keratectomy

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ker·a·tec·to·my

noun \ˌker-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē\
plural ker·a·tec·to·mies

Definition of KERATECTOMY

:  surgical excision of part of the cornea — compare photorefractive keratectomy

First Known Use of KERATECTOMY

1871

ker·a·tec·to·my

noun \ˌker-ə-ˈtek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ker·a·tec·to·mies

Medical Definition of KERATECTOMY

: surgical excision of part of the cornea—see photorefractive keratectomy

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