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keratectomy

[ ker-uh-tek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌkɛr əˈtɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural ker·a·tec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of part of the cornea.
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Origin of keratectomy

First recorded in 1870–75; kerat- + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for keratectomy

keratectomy
[ kĕr′ə-tĕktə-mē ]

n.
Excision of a portion of the cornea.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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