cryoextraction

[ krahy-oh-ik-strak-shuh n ]
/ ˌkraɪ oʊ ɪkˈstræk ʃən /

noun

the surgical removal of a cataract with a cryoprobe.

Nearby words

  1. cryobank,
  2. cryobiology,
  3. cryocable,
  4. cryocautery,
  5. cryoelectronics,
  6. cryofibrinogen,
  7. cryofibrinogenemia,
  8. cryogen,
  9. cryogenic,
  10. cryogenics

Origin of cryoextraction


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Medicine definitions for cryoextraction

cryoextraction

[ krī′ō-ĭk-străkshən ]

n.

The removal of a cataract by the adhesion of a freezing probe to the lens.

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