peritomy


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peritomy

 [pĕ-rit´ŏ-me]
1. surgical incision of the conjunctiva and subconjunctival tissue about the whole circumference of the cornea.

pe·rit·o·my

(pĕ-rit'ŏ-mē),
A circumcorneal incision through the conjunctiva.
[G. peritomē, fr. peri, around, + tomē, incision]

peritomy

/pe·rit·o·my/ (pĕ-rit´ah-me) incision of the conjunctiva and subconjunctival tissue about the entire circumference of the cornea.

pe·rit·o·my

(pĕr-it'ŏ-mē)
1. A circumcorneal incision through the conjunctiva.
2. Synonym(s): circumcision (1) .
[G. peritomē, fr. peri, around, + tomē, incision]

peritomy

1. surgical incision of the conjunctiva and subconjunctival tissue about the whole circumference of the cornea.
2. circumcision.
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