keratoleptynsis

keratoleptynsis

 [ker″ah-to-lep-tin´sis]
removal of the anterior portion of the cornea and replacement with bulbar conjunctiva.
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ker·a·to·lep·tyn·sis

(ker'ă-tō-lep-tin'sis),
2. An operation for removing the surface of the cornea and replacement by bulbar conjunctiva for cosmetic reasons.
[kerato- + G. leptynsis, a making thin]
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ker·a·to·lep·tyn·sis

(ker'ă-tō-lep-tin'sis)
2. An operation for removing the surface of the cornea and replacement by bulbar conjunctiva for cosmetic reasons.
[kerato- + G. leptynsis, a making thin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012