strabotomy

strabotomy
/strəˈbɒtəmi/ (say struh'botuhmee)

noun (plural strabotomies)
the operation of dividing one or more of the muscles of the eye for the cure of strabismus.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Strabotomy — Stra*bot o*my, n. [Gr. ? squinting + ? to cut.] (Surg.) The operation for the removal of squinting by the division of such muscles as distort the eyeball. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strabotomy — noun the surgical operation of cutting a muscle or tendon of the eye in order to correct strabismus • Hypernyms: ↑operation, ↑surgery, ↑surgical operation, ↑surgical procedure, ↑surgical process * * * /streuh bot euh mee/, n., pl. strabotomies.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • strabotomy — /streuh bot euh mee/, n., pl. strabotomies. Surg. the operation of cutting one or more of the muscles of the eye to correct strabismus. [1855 60; < Gk strabó(s) (see STRABISMUS) + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • strabotomy — noun The surgical procedure of cutting or making an incision in a muscle or tendon of the eye to correct strabismus, or squint …   Wiktionary

  • strabotomy — stra·bot·o·my (strə botґə me) [Gr. strabos squinting + tomy] cutting of the tendon of an eye muscle for treatment of strabismus …   Medical dictionary

  • streb(h)- — To wind, turn. European root. 1. strepto , strop, strophe, strophoid, strophulus; anastrophe, apostrophe1, boustrophedon, catastrophe, diastrophism, from Greek strephein …   Universalium

  • estrabotomía — Eng. Strabotomy Intervención quirúrgica empleada para la corrección del estrabismo consistente en la desinserción y desplazamiento de un músculo extraocular previa sección de su tendón …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • strabotome — strabo·tome (strabґo tōm) a knife for performing strabotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • surgical operation — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • surgical procedure — noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available he died while undergoing surgery • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

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