excision of part of the lens capsule for cataract.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Rarely used term for surgical removal of a portion of the capsule of the lens of the eye.
[phaco- + G. kystis, bladder, + ektomē, excision]
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Surgical removal of a portion of the capsule of the lens of the eye.
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