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canthotomy

(kăn-thŏtə-mē)
n.
  1. An incision of the canthus.
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  • Canthotomy is simple division of the outer canthus without stitching the conjunctiva into the wound.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

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