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discission

 [dĭ-sizh″un]
incision, or cutting into, as of a soft cataract.

dis·cis·sion

(di-sish'ŭn),
1. Incision or cutting through a part.
2. In ophthalmology, opening of the capsule and breaking up of the cortex of the lens with a needle knife or laser.
[L. di- scindo, pp. -scissus, to tear asunder]

discission

/dis·cis·sion/ (dĭ-sish´un) incision, or cutting into, as of a soft cataract.

dis·cis·sion

(di-sizh'ŭn)
1. Incision or cutting through a part.
2. ophthalmology Opening of the capsule and breaking up of the cortex of the lens with a needle knife or laser.
[L. di- scindo, pp. -scissus, to tear asunder]

discission

An outmoded operation in which the len capsule of a child's CRYSTALLINE LENS is cut with a sharp-edged needle and the lens matter allowed to disperse into the aqueous humour.

discission

incision, or cutting into, as of a soft cataract.

discission-aspiration
a surgical technique for removal of soft cataracts in which abnormal lens material is broken into small pieces and removed by aspiration. Similar to phacofragmentation.
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