zonulysis

noun

zo·​nu·​ly·​sis ˌzōn-yə-ˈlī-səs How to pronounce zonulysis (audio)
plural zonulyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce zonulysis (audio)
: the use of enzymes to dissolve the zonule of Zinn in order to facilitate cataract removal

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“Zonulysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zonulysis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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