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keratectomy

[ker-uh-tek-tuh-mee] /ˌkɛr əˈtɛk tə mi/
noun, plural keratectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of part of the cornea.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; kerat- + -ectomy
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keratectomy in Medicine

keratectomy ker·a·tec·to·my (kěr'ə-těk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a portion of the cornea.

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