[ struh-bot-uh-mee ]
/ strəˈbɒt ə mi /
noun, plural stra·bot·o·mies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting one or more of the muscles of the eye to correct strabismus.
Words nearby strabotomy
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British Dictionary definitions for strabotomy
/ (strəˈbɒtəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
a former method of treating strabismus by surgical division of one or more muscles of the eye
Word Origin for strabotomy
C19: from French strabotomie, from Greek strabos squinting + -tomy
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Medical definitions for strabotomy
[ strə-bŏt′ə-mē ]
Surgical division of one or more of the ocular muscles or their tendons for the correction of strabismus.
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