lensectomy

lens·ec·to·my

(lenz-ek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the lens of the eye by an infusion-aspiration cutter; often done by puncture incision through the pars plana in the course of vitrectomy.
[lens + G. ektomē, excision]

lensectomy

(lĕn-zĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the lens, usually done by puncture incision through the ciliary disk during vitrectomy.

lens·ec·to·my

(lenz-ek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the lens of the eye.
[lens + G. ektomē, excision]

lensectomy

, lentectomy (len-zek'to-me) [L. lens, lentil, + Gr. ektome, excision]
The surgical removal of the lens of the eye.
Synonym: lentectomy
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