goniotomy

[gō′nē-ŏtə-mē]

n.

Surgical opening of Schlemm's canal by way of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye to treat congenital glaucoma.

Nearby words

  1. gonion,
  2. goniopuncture,
  3. gonioscope,
  4. gonioscopy,
  5. goniosynechia,
  6. gonitis,
  7. gonium,
  8. gonk,
  9. gonna,
  10. gonne


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