iridectome

[ ir-i-dek-tohm, ahy-ri- ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈdɛk toʊm, ˌaɪ rɪ- /

noun Surgery.

a slender cutting instrument used in performing an iridectomy.

Nearby words

  1. iricism,
  2. iricize,
  3. irid,
  4. irid-,
  5. iridaceous,
  6. iridectomize,
  7. iridectomy,
  8. iridectropium,
  9. iridencleisis,
  10. iridentropium

Origin of iridectome

First recorded in 1850–55; irid- + ec- + -tome

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