lentectomy

lensectomy

, lentectomy (len-zek'to-me) [L. lens, lentil, + Gr. ektome, excision]
The surgical removal of the lens of the eye.
Synonym: lentectomy
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Transdifferentiating corneas and retinas were collected 1, 3, 5, and 7 days after lentectomy.
Experimental evidence shows that critical retinal factors trigger Xenopus cornea-lens transdifferentiation, or "lens regeneration." Through the removal of various eye tissues after lentectomy, Filoni et al.