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cyclotomy

[sahy-klot-uh-mee] /saɪˈklɒt ə mi/
noun, plural cyclotomies.
1.
Surgery. incision of the ciliary muscle.
2.
Geometry. the process of dividing a circle into a specific number of equal parts.
Origin of cyclotomy
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; cyclo- + -tomy
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cyclotomy in Medicine

cyclotomy cy·clot·o·my (sī-klŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the ciliary muscle. Also called cyclicotomy.

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