goniotomy

noun

go·​ni·​ot·​o·​my ˌgō-nē-ˈät-ə-mē How to pronounce goniotomy (audio)
plural goniotomies
: surgical relief of glaucoma used in some congenital types and achieved by opening the canal of Schlemm

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“Goniotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/goniotomy. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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