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iridotomy

[ ir-i-dot-uh-mee, ahy-ri- ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈdɒt ə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ- /
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noun, plural ir·i·dot·o·mies.Surgery.

incision of the iris, especially for the formation of an artificial pupil by transverse division of fibers of the iris.

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Origin of iridotomy

First recorded in 1850–55; irido- + -tomy
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British Dictionary definitions for iridotomy

iridotomy
/ (ˌɪrɪˈdɒtəmɪ, ˌaɪrɪ-) /

noun plural -mies

surgical incision into the iris, esp to create an artificial pupil
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Medical definitions for iridotomy

iridotomy
[ ĭr′ĭ-dŏtə-mē, ī′rĭ- ]

n.

Incision of the iris to form an artificial pupil.corotomy iritomy irotomy
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