What does iridectomy mean?

Definitions for iridectomyˌɪr ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌaɪ rɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iridectomy(noun)

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


  1. iridectomy(Noun)

    Removal of part or all of the iris of the eye

Webster Dictionary

  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.]


  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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Iridectomy

    Surgical removal of a section of the iris.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iridectomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iridectomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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