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keratomileusis

noun ker·at·o·mil·eu·sis \ˌker-ə-tō-mil-ˈ(y)ü-səs\

Definition of KERATOMILEUSIS

:  keratoplasty in which a piece of the cornea is removed, frozen, shaped to correct refractive error, and reinserted — compare lasik
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Origin of KERATOMILEUSIS

New Latin, irregular from kerat- + Greek smileusis carving, from smilē knife, lancet
First Known Use: 1978
Medical Dictionary

keratomileusis

noun ker·at·o·mil·eu·sis \ˌker-ət-ō-mil-ˈ(y)ü-səs\

Medical Definition of KERATOMILEUSIS

:  keratoplasty in which a piece of the cornea is removed, frozen, shaped to correct refractive error, and reinserted

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