from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Keratotomy involving a radial pattern of incisions, used to reduce or correct myopia.
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- n. an eye surgery procedure to correct myopia (near-sightedness) using a series of incisions in the cornea, radiating from a central point (hence radial).
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- n. radial pattern of incisions in the cornea that cause the cornea to bulge; performed to correct myopia
radial + kerat- + -otomy (Wiktionary)