Definition of Sclerotomy

1. Noun. Surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye.

Generic synonyms: Incision, Section, Surgical Incision



Definition of Sclerotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in the sclera. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sclerotomy

1. An incision through the sclera. Origin: sclero-+ G. Tome, incision (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerotomy

sclerotised
sclerotises
sclerotising
sclerotium
sclerotium disease
sclerotium rot
sclerotization
sclerotizations
sclerotize
sclerotized
sclerotizes
sclerotizing
sclerotome
sclerotomes
sclerotomy (current term)
sclerotrichia
sclerotylosis
scleræ
scliff
scliffs
sclim
sclimmed
sclimming
sclims
scoat
scoated
scoating
scoats

Literary usage of Sclerotomy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"D.¡ sclerotomy, on account of the peripheral position of the wound, ... sclerotomy is performed in glaucoma, but its results are not as certain, and, ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"sclerotomy, on account of the peripheral position of the wound, is very prone to be attended ... sclerotomy, accordingly, is performed by most operators, ..."

3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1880)
"In short, sclerotomy, except for a slight transitory change in the refraction, leaves the operated eye absolutely intact, with but a short period of ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye by John Soelberg Wells, Charles Stedman Bull (1880)
"В.] More recently the incision of the sclerotic (sclerotomy) has been brought forward ... [For a full and complete history of the operation of sclerotomy, ..."

5. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"sclerotomy {Anterior sclerotomy').—This is an operation first performed by Quaglino, and improved and advocated by de Wecker, which is practised for the ..."

6. Diseases of the Eye by Lawrance Webster Fox (1904)
"sclerotomy is indicated when for any reason iridectomy is impossible or when a ... A combination of sclerotomy and iridectomy is sometimes necessary. ..."

7. The student's guide to diseases of the eye by Edward Nettleship (1887)
"sclerotomy is difficult to perform well, it is not free from risk, and on the whole has not answered early expectations; it is, however, valuable as a ..."

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