cryoextraction

noun
cryo·ex·trac·tion | \ -ik-ˈstrak-shən \

Medical Definition of cryoextraction 

: extraction of a cataract through use of a cryoprobe whose refrigerated tip adheres to and freezes tissue of the lens permitting its removal

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