keratophakia

noun
ker·​a·​to·​pha·​kia | \ ˌker-ət-ō-ˈfā-kē-ə How to pronounce keratophakia (audio) \

Medical Definition of keratophakia

: keratoplasty in which corneal tissue from a donor is frozen, shaped, and inserted into the cornea of a recipient

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“Keratophakia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/keratophakia. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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