phacoerysis

[ făk′ō-ĕrĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Extraction of a cataract of the lens of the eye using suction.

Nearby words

  1. phaco-,
  2. phacoanaphylaxis,
  3. phacocele,
  4. phacocystectomy,
  5. phacoemulsification,
  6. phacogenic glaucoma,
  7. phacoid,
  8. phacolite,
  9. phacolysis,
  10. phacoma


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