curb tenotomy

[ kûrb ]

n.

Excision of the tendon of the shortened muscle in strabismus, and fixation of it farther back on the aponeurosis of the globe.

Nearby words

  1. curb cut,
  2. curb exchange,
  3. curb market,
  4. curb roof,
  5. curb service,
  6. curb weight,
  7. curbing,
  8. curbside,
  9. curbstone,
  10. curch


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