corneal graft

noun
a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
Hyponyms: ↑epikeratophakia

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corneal graft noun
A surgical operation in which healthy corneal tissue is grafted onto a patient's eye to replace diseased or damaged tissue
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Main Entry:cornea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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