[ ker-uh-toh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈkɛr ə toʊˌplæs ti /
noun, plural ker·a·to·plas·ties.
plastic surgery performed upon the cornea, especially a corneal transplantation.
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OTHER WORDS FROM keratoplastyker·a·to·plas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for keratoplasty
/ (ˈkɛrətəʊˌplæstɪ) /
noun plural -ties
plastic surgery of the cornea, esp involving corneal grafting
Derived forms of keratoplastykeratoplastic, adjective
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Medical definitions for keratoplasty
[ kĕr′ə-tō-plăs′tē ]
Surgical replacement of an opaque portion of the cornea with a piece of cornea having the same size and shape.corneal graft
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