[ ker-uh-tek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌkɛr əˈtɛk tə mi /

noun, plural ker·a·tec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of part of the cornea.

Origin of keratectomy

First recorded in 1870–75; kerat- + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for keratectomy

[ kĕr′ə-tĕktə-mē ]


Excision of a portion of the cornea.
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