keratectomy[ker′ə tek′tə mē]
keratectomy definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. keratectomies
the surgical removal of part or all of the cornea
Origin: kerat(o)- plush -ectomy
keratectomy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. ker·a·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a part of the cornea.
keratectomy - Medical Definition
Excision of a portion of the cornea.