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phacoemulsification

noun phaco·emul·si·fi·ca·tion
variants: also phakoemulsification play \ˌfak-ō-i-ˌməl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

medical Definition of phacoemulsification

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

phacoemulsifier

play \-ˈməl-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

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