excision of a ring of conjunctiva around the cornea in treatment of pannus.
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syndectomy(sin-dek'to-me) [? + dein, to bind, + ektome, excision]
The excision of a circular strip of the conjunctiva around the cornea to relieve pannus. Synonym: peritomy (1)
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