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phacoemulsification

noun phaco·emul·si·fi·ca·tion
variants: also

phakoemulsification

\ˌfak-ō-i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\play

Medical Definition of phacoemulsification

  1. :  a cataract operation in which the diseased lens is reduced to a liquid by ultrasonic vibrations and drained out of the eye

phacoemulsifier

\-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\play noun

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