from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Removal of part or all of the iris of the eye

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of cutting out a portion of the iris in order to form an artificial pupil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, the operation of cutting out a part of the iris, as for the formation of an artificial pupil.

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

  • n. an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye


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