Definitions for iridectomyˌɪr ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ-

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  1. iridectomy(noun)

    an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. iridectomy(Noun)

    Removal of part or all of the iris of the eye

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Iridectomy(noun)

    the act or process of cutting out a portion of the iris in order to form an artificial pupil

  2. Origin: [Gr. , , iris + cutting out; out + te`mnein to cut.]

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  1. Iridectomy

    An iridectomy, also known as a surgical iridectomy or corectomy, is the surgical removal of part of the iris. These procedures are most frequently performed in the treatment of closed-angle glaucoma and iris melanoma.

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  1. Iridectomy

    Surgical removal of a section of the iris.


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