iridectomy

[ ir-i-dek-tuh-mee, ahy-ri- ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ- /

noun, plural ir·i·dec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of part of the iris.

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Origin of iridectomy

First recorded in 1850–55; irid- + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for iridectomy

iridectomy
/ (ˌɪrɪˈdɛktəmɪ, ˌaɪ-) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of part of the iris
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Medical definitions for iridectomy

iridectomy
[ ĭr′ĭ-dĕktə-mē, ī′rĭ- ]

n.

Surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye.
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