sector iridectomy

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Related to sector iridectomy: peripheral iridectomy

sec·tor ir·i·dec·to·my

an iridectomy in which a portion of the pupillary margin is excised.

sector iridectomy

The removal of a wedge-shaped section of the iris (e.g., as a treatment for a local melanoma or a vascular tumor).
See also: iridectomy


excision of part of the iris.

peripheral iridectomy
the peripheral or basal portion is removed.
sector iridectomy
a sector, from pupillary margin to base, is removed.