goniopuncture

noun
go·​nio·​punc·​ture | \ ˈgō-nē-ə-ˌpəŋ(k)-chər How to pronounce goniopuncture (audio) \

Medical Definition of goniopuncture

: a surgical operation for congenital glaucoma that involves making a puncture into the sclera with a knife at the site of discharge of aqueous fluid at the periphery of the anterior chamber of the eye

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