cyclotomy

cyclotomy

[sahy-klot-uh-mee]
noun, plural cyclotomies.
1.
Surgery. incision of the ciliary muscle.
2.
Geometry. the process of dividing a circle into a specific number of equal parts.

Origin:
1875–80; cyclo- + -tomy

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cyclotomy cy·clot·o·my (sī-klŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the ciliary muscle. Also called cyclicotomy.

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