Iridocystectomy



iridocystectomy ir·i·do·cys·tec·to·my (ĭr’ĭ-dō-sĭ-stěk’tə-mē, ī’rĭ-)
n.
The surgical creation of an artificial pupil in which the border of the iris and a portion of the lens capsule are drawn out through an incision in the cornea and cut off.

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