iridocapsulotomy

noun
iri·​do·​cap·​su·​lot·​o·​my | \ ˌir-ə-dō-ˌkap-sə-ˈlät-ə-mē How to pronounce iridocapsulotomy (audio) , ˌīr- How to pronounce iridocapsulotomy (audio) \
plural iridocapsulotomies

Medical Definition of iridocapsulotomy

: surgical incision through the iris and the capsular membrane surrounding the lens of the eye

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“Iridocapsulotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridocapsulotomy. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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