goniopuncture

[gōnē-ə-pŭngk′chər]

n.

An operation for congenital glaucoma in which a puncture is made in the filtration angle.

Nearby words

  1. gonif,
  2. gonin operation,
  3. gonio-,
  4. goniometer,
  5. gonion,
  6. gonioscope,
  7. gonioscopy,
  8. goniosynechia,
  9. goniotomy,
  10. gonitis


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