follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

cryoextraction

[krahy-oh-ik-strak-shuh n] /ˌkraɪ oʊ ɪkˈstræk ʃən/
noun
1.
the surgical removal of a cataract with a cryoprobe.
Origin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
cryoextraction in Medicine

cryoextraction cry·o·ex·trac·tion (krī'ō-ĭk-strāk'shən)
n.
The removal of a cataract by the adhesion of a freezing probe to the lens.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cryoextraction

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cryoextraction

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends