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sclerectomy

[skli-rek-tuh-mee]
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noun, plural scle·rec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. excision of part of the sclera.
  2. removal of the adhesions formed in the middle ear during chronic otitis media.
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sclerectomy

(sklə-rĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of a portion of the sclera.
  2. Surgical removal of the fibrous adhesions formed in chronic otitis media.
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