filtering operation

[fĭltə-rĭng]

n.

The surgical creation of a fistula between the anterior chamber of the eye and the subconjunctival space, as for glaucoma.

Nearby words

  1. filter press,
  2. filter pump,
  3. filter tip,
  4. filterable,
  5. filterable virus,
  6. filth,
  7. filthy,
  8. filthy lucre,
  9. filtrable,
  10. filtrate


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