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goniotomy <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
goniotomy n.

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an operation for congenital glaucoma (see buphthalmos) in which a fine knife is used to make an incision into the blocked trabecular meshwork from within the eye....

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Subjects: Nursing

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