corneal transplant

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

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noun
: the transplanting of a piece of transparent cornea from a donor eye into the space made by excision of a piece of a patient's opaque cornea to provide a clear window for vision; also : the piece transplanted

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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