sclerotomy

[ skli-rot-uh-mee ]

noun,plural scle·rot·o·mies.Surgery.
  1. incision into the sclera, as to extract foreign bodies.

Origin of sclerotomy

1
First recorded in 1875–80; sclero- + -tomy

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British Dictionary definitions for sclerotomy

sclerotomy

/ (sklɪəˈrɒtəmɪ) /


nounplural -mies
  1. surgical incision into the sclera

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