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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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