keratonyxis


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keratonyxis

 [ker″ah-to-nik´sis]
puncture of the cornea; keratocentesis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

keratonyxis

(kĕr″ă-tō-nĭks′ĭs) [″ + nyssein, to puncture]
A corneal puncture, esp. surgical puncture.
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