cystotome

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cys·to·tome

(sis'tō-tōm),
1. An instrument for incising the urinary bladder or gallbladder.
2. A surgical instrument used for incising the capsule of a lens. Synonym(s): capsulotome

cys·to·tome

(sis'tō-tōm)
1. An instrument for incising the urinary bladder or gallbladder.
2. A surgical instrument used for incising the capsule of a lens.

cystotome

, cystitome (sĭs′tō-tōm) [″ + tome, incision]
An instrument for incision into the sac of the crystalline lens or of the bladder.
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Viscoelastic was injected and continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis approximately 6mm was created with a cystitome.
Side port was made and anterior chamber was filled with Viscoelastic solution (Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose 2%), and capsulorrhexis performed with cystitome made from 26 gauge needle.