capsulotomy

noun
cap·​su·​lot·​o·​my | \ -ˈlät-ə-mē How to pronounce capsulotomy (audio) \
plural capsulotomies

Medical Definition of capsulotomy

: incision of a capsule especially of the crystalline lens (as in cataract surgery)

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“Capsulotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/capsulotomy. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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