iridotasis

noun
iri·​dot·​a·​sis | \ ˌir-ə-ˈdät-ə-səs How to pronounce iridotasis (audio) , ˌīr- How to pronounce iridotasis (audio) \
plural iridotases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce iridotases (audio) \

Medical Definition of iridotasis

: stretching of the iris in the treatment of glaucoma

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“Iridotasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridotasis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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