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radial keratotomy

Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. radial pattern of incisions in the cornea that cause the cornea to bulge; performed to correct myopia

Etymologies

radial + kerat- + -otomy (Wiktionary)

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