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.

Nearby words

  1. cyclothymia,
  2. cyclothymic disorder,
  3. cyclothymic personality,
  4. cyclotome,
  5. cyclotomic,
  6. cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine,
  7. cyclotron,
  8. cyclotropia,
  9. cyd,
  10. cyder

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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