from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical coagulation of tissue by means of intense light energy, such as a laser beam, performed to destroy abnormal tissues or to form adhesive scars, especially in ophthalmology.
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- n. A surgical procedure in which a tumour, or diseased retinal tissue, is destroyed by using a laser
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- n. surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina
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