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keratomileusis

Saltos de línea: kerato|mileu¦sis
Pronunciación: /ˌkɛrətəʊmʌɪˈluːsɪs
 
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Definición de keratomileusis en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The surgical reshaping of the cornea, carried out in order to correct a refractive error.
Example sentences
  • The report provides information on the safety and effectiveness of four types of refractive eye surgery: radial keratotomy, photorefractive keratectomy, laser in situ keratomileusis and intraocular lenses.
  • From the 1940s to the 1970s, different techniques in keratomileusis evolved in surgical alteration of the cornea.
  • The laser in-situ keratomileusis procedure uses an excimer laser to make a thin flap in the cornea and etch away a predetermined pattern of tissue beneath the flap.

Origen

1990s: from kerato- + Greek smileusis 'carving'.

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