keratonyxis


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keratonyxis

 [ker″ah-to-nik´sis]
puncture of the cornea; keratocentesis.

keratonyxis

(kĕr″ă-tō-nĭks′ĭs) [″ + nyssein, to puncture]
A corneal puncture, esp. surgical puncture.
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"Jacob's needle for keratonyxis (cedar handle)" (Figure 2).