zonulolysis

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zonulolysis

 [zōn″u-lol´ĭ-sis]
dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes, to permit surgical removal of the lens.

zo·nu·lol·y·sis

, zonulysis (zō'nyū-lol'i-sis, -lī'sis),
Dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract.
Synonym(s): Barraquer method
[zonule + G. lysis, dissolution]

zonulolysis

/zo·nu·lol·y·sis/ (zōn″u-lol´ĭ-sis) dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes to permit surgical removal of the lens.

zo·nu·lol·y·sis

, zonulysis (zō'nyū-lol'i-sis, -nyū-lī'sis)
Dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract.
Synonym(s): Barraquer method.
[zonule + G. lysis, dissolution]

Barraquer,

Hignacio, Spanish ophthalmologist, 1884-1965.
Barraquer ciliary forceps
Barraquer corneal forceps
Barraquer hemostatic mosquito forceps
Barraquer irrigator spatula
Barraquer keratoplasty knife
Barraquer method - dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract. Synonym(s): zonulolysis
Barraquer microkeratome
Barraquer needle carrier
Barraquer shield

zonulolysis, zonulysis

dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes, to permit surgical removal of the lens.