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[struh-bot-uh-mee] /strəˈbɒt ə mi/
noun, plural strabotomies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting one or more of the muscles of the eye to correct strabismus.
Origin of strabotomy
1855-60; < Greek strabó(s) (see strabismus) + -tomy Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for strabotomy


noun (pl) -mies
a former method of treating strabismus by surgical division of one or more muscles of the eye
Word Origin
C19: from French strabotomie, from Greek strabos squinting + -tomy
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strabotomy in Medicine

strabotomy stra·bot·o·my (strə-bŏt'ə-mē)
Surgical division of one or more of the ocular muscles or their tendons for the correction of strabismus.

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