cyclodiathermy

noun

cy·​clo·​dia·​ther·​my -ˈdī-ə-ˌthər-mē How to pronounce cyclodiathermy (audio)
plural cyclodiathermies
: partial or complete destruction of the ciliary body by diathermy to relieve some conditions (as glaucoma) characterized by increased tension within the eyeball

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“Cyclodiathermy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cyclodiathermy. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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