iridocystectomy


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iridocystectomy

 [ir″ĭ-do-sis-tek´-to-me]
excision of part of the iris to form an artificial pupil.

ir·i·do·cys·tec·to·my

(ir'i-dō-sis-tek'tŏ-mē),
An operation for making an artificial pupil when posterior synechiae follow extracapsular extraction of cataract; the border of the iris and a portion of the capsule of the lens are drawn out through an incision in the cornea and cut off.
[irido- + G. kystis, bladder (capsule), + ektomē, excision]

iridocystectomy

(ĭr′ĭ-dō-sĭ-stĕk′tə-mē, ī′rĭ-)
n.
The surgical creation of an artificial pupil in which the border of the iris and a portion of the capsule of the lens are drawn out through an incision in the cornea and cut off.

ir·i·do·cys·tec·to·my

(ir'i-dō-sis-tek'tŏ-mē)
An operation for making an artificial pupil when posterior synechiae follow extracapsular extraction of cataract.
[irido- + G. kystis, bladder (capsule), + ektomē, excision]