Definición de iridectomy en inglés:

iridectomy

Saltos de línea: iri|dec¦tomy
Pronunciación: /ˌʌɪrɪˈdɛktəmi
 
, ˌɪrɪ-/

sustantivo (plural iridectomies)

A surgical procedure to remove part of the iris.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For acute closed angle glaucoma, a peripheral iridectomy is performed to create a hole in the iris that allows for an increased flow of aqueous humor within the eye.
  • It can lead to complete vision loss within 24 hours and is an emergency, necessitating urgent treatment with pressure-lowering medications combined with an iridectomy.
  • Peripheral iridectomy is performed in cases of angle closure glaucoma, both in the affected eye and prophylactically in the other eye.

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Pronunciación: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly