Crossword clues for iridectomy
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.
n. (context surgery English) Removal of part or all of the iris of the eye
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.