keratectomy

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

Definition of keratectomy

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

First Known Use of keratectomy

1871

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keratectomy

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

medical Definition of keratectomy

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

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