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iridectomy

[ir-i-dek-tuh-mee, ahy-ri-] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ-/
noun, plural iridectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of part of the iris.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; irid- + -ectomy
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iridectomy

/ˌɪrɪˈdɛktəmɪ; ˌaɪ-/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of part of the iris
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iridectomy in Medicine

iridectomy ir·i·dec·to·my (ĭr'ĭ-děk'tə-mē, ī'rĭ-)
n.
Surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye.

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