keratome

noun

ker·​a·​tome ˈker-ə-ˌtōm How to pronounce keratome (audio)
: a surgical instrument used for making an incision in the cornea in cataract operations

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“Keratome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/keratome. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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