Definitions

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  • noun A device used for freezing and grinding human corneal tissue into different refractive powers.

Etymologies

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cryo- +‎ lathe

Examples

  • He had pioneered Refractive keratoplasty with the cryolathe in India and cryoextraction in the 1960s, and under his guidance many other innovations were made by his centre.

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