keratoprosthesis

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Etymology[edit]

kerato- +‎ prosthesis

Noun[edit]

keratoprosthesis (plural keratoprostheses)

  1. (surgery) A surgical procedure in which a severely damaged or diseased cornea is replaced with an artificial cornea.
  2. (surgery) The artificial cornea used in this procedure.

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