vitrectomy

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noun vit·rec·to·my \və-ˈtrek-tə-mē\

Definition of vitrectomy

plural

vitrectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of all or part of the vitreous humor

Origin and Etymology of vitrectomy

vitreous humor + -ectomy


First Known Use: 1968


Medical Dictionary

vitrectomy

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noun vit·rec·to·my \və-ˈtrek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of vitrectomy

plural

vitrectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of all or part of the vitreous body


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