iridotomy

noun
iri·​dot·​o·​my | \ ˌir-ə-ˈdät-ə-mē How to pronounce iridotomy (audio) , ˌīr- How to pronounce iridotomy (audio) \
plural iridotomies

Medical Definition of iridotomy

: incision of the iris

Learn More about iridotomy

Cite this Entry

“Iridotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridotomy. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

Comments on iridotomy

What made you want to look up iridotomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!