cryoextraction

noun

cryo·​ex·​trac·​tion -ik-ˈstrak-shən How to pronounce cryoextraction (audio)
: 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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“Cryoextraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryoextraction. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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