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cry•o•lathe



Pronunciation: (krī'u-lā&thslash;"), [key]
n., v., -lathed, -lath•ing.
Ophthalm.

n.
an instrument for reshaping the cornea to correct severe nearsightedness or farsightedness: the cornea is removed from the eye, rapidly frozen, reshaped, and reinserted.

v.i.
to reshape the cornea with the aid of this instrument.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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