cyclotomy

[ sahy-klot-uh-mee ]
/ saɪˈklɒt ə mi /

noun, plural cy·clot·o·mies.

Surgery. incision of the ciliary muscle.
Geometry. the process of dividing a circle into a specific number of equal parts.

Origin of cyclotomy

First recorded in 1875–80; cyclo- + -tomy
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Medicine definitions for cyclotomy

cyclotomy

[ sī-klŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision of the ciliary muscle.cyclicotomy
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