keratoprosthesis

noun
ker·​a·​to·​pros·​the·​sis | \ ˌker-ət-ō-präs-ˈthē-səs, -ˈpräs-thə- How to pronounce keratoprosthesis (audio) \
plural keratoprostheses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce keratoprosthesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of keratoprosthesis

: a plastic replacement for an opacified inner part of a cornea

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“Keratoprosthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/keratoprosthesis. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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