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Definition: 'Iridocystectomy'

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iridocystectomy

Type: Term

Pronunciation: ir′i-dō-sis-tek′tŏ-mē

Definitions:
1. An operation for making an artificial pupil when posterior synechiae follow extracapsular extraction of cataract; the border of the iris and a portion of the capsule of the lens are drawn out through an incision in the cornea and cut off.

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