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Medical Dictionary

radial keratotomy


Medical Definition of RADIAL KERATOTOMY

:  a surgical operation on the cornea for the correction of myopia that involves flattening the cornea by making a series of incisions in a radial pattern resembling the spokes of a wheel—abbreviation RK; compare photorefractive keratectomy


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