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keratectomy

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

Definition of keratectomy

plural ker·a·tec·to·mies

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



1871

First Known Use of keratectomy

1871


Medical Dictionary

keratectomy

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

Medical Definition of keratectomy

plural ker·a·tec·to·mies

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




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