epikeratophakia

noun

epi·​ker·​a·​to·​pha·​kia ˌep-ə-ˌker-ə-tə-ˈfā-kē-ə How to pronounce epikeratophakia (audio)
: the grafting of human corneal tissue to a recipient in order to correct a refractive defect (as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism)

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“Epikeratophakia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epikeratophakia. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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