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peritectomy

[ pĕr′ĭ-tĕktə-mē ]

n.

The removal of a pericorneal strip of the conjunctiva to correct pannus.peritomy

Nearby words

peristome, peristyle, peristylium, peristéri, peritectic, peritectomy, peritendineum, peritendinitis, perithecium, perithelium, perithyroiditis
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