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goniotomy

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noun go·ni·ot·o·my \ ˌgō-nē-ˈät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of goniotomy

plural goniotomies
:surgical relief of glaucoma used in some congenital types and achieved by opening the canal of Schlemm

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