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Word definitions for iridectomy in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context surgery English) Removal of part or all of the iris of the eye

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Iridectomy \Ir`i*dec"to*my\, n. [Gr. ?, ?, iris + ? cutting out; ? out + te`mnein to cut.] (Surg.) The act or process of cutting out a portion of the iris in order to form an artificial pupil.

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
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 .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye

Usage examples of iridectomy.

Berncastle mentions a case of extraction of double cataract and double iridectomy for occluded pupils, which, after thirty years of blindness, resulted in the recovery of good sight.