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keratectomy

[ker-uh-tek-tuh-mee]
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noun, plural ker·a·tec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. excision of part of the cornea.

Origin of keratectomy

First recorded in 1870–75; kerat- + -ectomy
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keratectomy

(kĕr′ə-tĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of a portion of the cornea.
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