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keratotomy

[ker-uh-tot-uh-mee] /ˌkɛr əˈtɒt ə mi/
noun, plural keratotomies. Surgery
1.
incision of the cornea.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; kerato- + -tomy
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keratotomy

/ˌkɛrəˈtɒtəmɪ/
noun
1.
surgical incision of the cornea
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keratotomy in Medicine

keratotomy ker·a·tot·o·my (kěr'ə-tŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the cornea.

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