keratotomy

[ ker-uh-tot-uh-mee ]
/ ˌkɛr əˈtɒt ə mi /

noun, plural ker·a·tot·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of the cornea.

Nearby words

  1. keratosis follicularis,
  2. keratosis piloris atrophicans faciei,
  3. keratosulfate,
  4. keratotic,
  5. keratotome,
  6. kerb,
  7. kerb appeal,
  8. kerb crawling,
  9. kerb drill,
  10. kerb market

Origin of keratotomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; kerato- + -tomy

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British Dictionary definitions for keratotomy

keratotomy

/ (ˌkɛrəˈtɒtəmɪ) /

noun

surgical incision of the cornea
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Medicine definitions for keratotomy

keratotomy

[ kĕr′ə-tŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision of the cornea.

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