Medical Definition of Iridocystectomy

1. An operation for making an artificial pupil when posterior synechiae follow extracapsular extraction of cataract; the border of the iris and a portion of the capsule of the lens are drawn out through an incision in the cornea and cut off. Origin: irido-+ G. Kystis, bladder (capsule), + ektome, excision (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iridocystectomy

irido-
iridoavulsion
iridocele
iridochoroiditis
iridocorneal
iridocorneal angle
iridocorneal endothelial syndrome
iridocorneal mesodermal dysgenesis
iridocorneal syndrome
iridocyclectomy
iridocyclitides
iridocyclitis
iridocyclochoroiditis
iridocystectomy (current term)
iridocyte
iridocytes
iridodiagnosis
iridodialysis
iridodilator
iridodonesis
iridoid
iridoids
iridokeratitis
iridokinetic
iridoline
iridologies
iridologist
iridologists

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